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Local authority Auckland
Electoral ward North Shore ward
Local board Devonport-Takapuna Local Board
Date established 1850s (Approx.)
Coordinates 36°48′54″S 174°46′23″E / 36.815°S 174.773°E / -36.815; 174.773
Population 2865 (2018)
Postcode(s) 0622
North (Waitemata Harbour)
Northeast Belmont
East Narrow Neck
Southeast (Waitemata Harbour)
South (Waitemata Harbour)
Southwest (Waitemata Harbour)
West (Waitemata Harbour)
Northwest (Waitemata Harbour)

Bayswater is a suburb located on the North Shore of Auckland, New Zealand. It lies on a peninsula which juts into the Waitemata Harbour. The suburb is in the North Shore ward, one of the thirteen administrative divisions of Auckland Council.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2006 2,643 —    
2013 2,823 +0.95%
2018 2,865 +0.30%
Bayswater Marina and Takapuna
Bayswater marina in the Waitemata Harbour

Bayswater had a population of 2,865 at the 2018 New Zealand census, an increase of 42 people (1.5%) since the 2013 census, and an increase of 222 people (8.4%) since the 2006 census. There were 1,038 households. There were 1,365 males and 1,503 females, giving a sex ratio of 0.91 males per female. The median age was 37.1 years, with 564 people (19.7%) aged under 15 years, 669 (23.4%) aged 15 to 29, 1,281 (44.7%) aged 30 to 64, and 354 (12.4%) aged 65 or older.

Ethnicities were 80.6% European/Pākehā, 11.7% Māori, 6.3% Pacific peoples, 10.3% Asian, and 3.8% other ethnicities (totals add to more than 100% since people could identify with multiple ethnicities).

The proportion of people born overseas was 32.5%, compared with 27.1% nationally.

Although some people objected to giving their religion, 54.6% had no religion, 32.9% were Christian, and 4.9% had other religions.

Of those at least 15 years old, 783 (34.0%) people had a bachelor or higher degree, and 222 (9.6%) people had no formal qualifications. The median income was $43,000. The employment status of those at least 15 was that 1,257 (54.6%) people were employed full-time, 315 (13.7%) were part-time, and 72 (3.1%) were unemployed.


Bayswater School is a coeducational contributing primary (years 1–6) school with a roll of 205 as of July 2016. The school celebrated its 50th Jubilee in 2003.

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