Produced every three years to coincide with Local Government Elections. Aims to provide answers to commonly asked questions about Christchurch.

2016 Fact Pack

The Fact Pack covers a wide range of topics and includes information relating to the city's history, population, natural and physical environment, and aspects of its economy. 

Christchurch City Fact Pack 2016 [PDF, 1.2 MB]

Information used in this publication has mostly been obtained from Statistics New Zealand (external link)  and a number of Christchurch City Council sources. Other information sources are cited.

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Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy in processing, analysing and reporting the information provided. However, the Christchurch City Council gives no warranty that the information in this report contains no errors. The Council shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered consequent upon the use directly, or indirectly, of the information supplied in this publication.


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