Businesses in Whanganui


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 20.8%
 Professional Services: 11.7%
 Industry: 9.1%
 Home Services: 6.2%
 Hotels & Travel: 5.7%
 Restaurants: 5.6%
 Automotive: 5.4%
 Food: 5.1%
 Sports & Activities: 5.1%
 Other: 25.3%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts3443.7 years4.31.3
Car repair9532.1 years4.33.6
Beauty salons6231.5 years4.52.4
Hairdressers3031.7 years4.41.1
Public administration374.11.4
Social work4229.3 years3.71.6
Education other334.31.3
Preschools and kindergartens254.61.0
Loan companies5242 years3.82.0
Grocery stores and supermarkets464.21.8
General contractors8243.6 years4.43.1
Other construction3842.1 years4.01.5
Plumbing installation and repair274.41.0
Real estate254.01.0
Hotels and motels3828.5 years4.11.5
Other accommodation7627.8 years4.22.9
Travel and transportation304.21.1
All membership organizations434.41.6
Construction of buildings3956.5 years3.41.5
Other membership organizations554.22.1
Wholesale of construction supplies3337.7 years4.61.3
Wholesale of machinery7733.6 years4.72.9
Wholesalers4433.1 years4.61.7
Health and medical11631 years4.24.4
Corporate management634.42.4
Legal and financial274.61.0
Scientific and technical services17543.4 years4.26.7
Technical construction services4929 years4.51.9
Cafes5318.2 years4.12.0
Fast food restaurants303.71.1
Clothing stores4445.5 years4.31.7
Department stores294.11.1
Electronics stores5031.2 years4.41.9
Furniture stores3451.2 years4.01.3
Hardware stores624.42.4
Household appliances and goods6352.7 years4.42.4
Nurseries and garden supplies284.41.1
Shopping other10636.2 years4.14.0
Sports clubs934.23.6
Area of Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui2,372.7 km²
Male Population12,339 (47.1%)
Female Population13,842 (52.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +5.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +1.8%
Median Age42.4
Male Median Age40.9
Female Median Age43.8
Area Codes6
NeighborhoodsAramoho, Castlecliff, Gonville, Springvale, Wanganui East, Whanganui
Local TimeFriday 8:50 PM
TimezoneNew Zealand Daylight Time
Lat & Lng-39.93333° / 175.05°
Postal Codes45004501454045414542

Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui - Map

Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density10.5 / km²10.4 / km²10.8 / km²11.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Whanganui Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 1.8% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui+5.5%+6.2%+1.8%
Manawatu-Wanganui Region+11.8%+11.5%+5.4%
New Zealand+47.1%+33.3%+17.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui Median Age

Median Age: 42.4 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui42.4 years43.8 years40.9 years
Manawatu-Wanganui Region39.3 years40.4 years38.2 years
New Zealand37.9 years38.9 years36.9 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 58728691,741
85 Plus236481718
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui Population Density

Population Density: 11.0 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui26,1812,372.7 km²11.0 / km²
Manawatu-Wanganui Region234,37525,311.3 km²9.26 / km²
New Zealand4.4 million270,103.3 km²16.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1975 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Whanganui
 Whanganui: 44.7%
 Gonville: 10.6%
 Castlecliff: 9.4%
 Wanganui East: 7%
 Aramoho: 5%
 Other: 23.3%

Business distribution by price for Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui

 Inexpensive: 65.5%
 Moderate: 32.2%
 Expensive: 1.1%
 Very Expensive: 1.1%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui205,051 t7.83 t86.4 t/km²
Manawatu-Wanganui Region1,737,994 t7.42 t68.7 t/km²
New Zealand37,929,206 t8.61 t140.4 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)205,051 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita7.83 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)86.4 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
EarthquakeHigh (9.2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
1/22/1911:09 PM4.912.2 km110,850 m12km WNW of Wanganui, New
11/3/177:02 AM48.8 km27,000 m8km ENE of Wanganui, New
7/29/179:15 AM4.117.9 km10,000 m17km NNE of Wanganui, New
3/26/174:17 AM4.317.5 km28,240 m17km SSW of Wanganui, New
1/16/142:47 PM4.57.2 km72,969 m7km SSE of Wanganui, New
6/1/125:03 AM4.19 km85,300 mNorth Island of New
2/19/124:19 AM4.34.9 km104,200 mNorth Island of New
8/15/092:10 PM3.920.8 km12,000 mCook Strait, New
12/20/0812:58 AM3.68.1 km71,500 mNorth Island of New
7/20/0812:29 PM4.119.6 km68,000 mNorth Island of New

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Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui

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Postal Codes

Percentage of businesses by Postal Codes in Whanganui
 Postal Code 4500: 66.8%
 Postal Code 4501: 22.8%
 Other: 10.4%

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