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Ascot Park Community Profile

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Population | Age profile | Education | Ethnic groups | Income | Employment | Families | Households | Business


Population

At the 2001 Census of Population and Dwellings:

  • The census usually resident population count for Ascot Park1 was 2,814, a change of 4.1 percent since 1996.
  • In comparison, the Porirua City's population has changed by 1.6 percent and the population for New Zealand as a whole has changed by 3.3 percent since 1996.

Numbers of people counted

  Ascot Park Porirua City New Zealand
Males 1,371 23,244 1,823,007
Females 1,443 24,126 1,914,273
Total 2,814 47,367 3,737,277
Change since 1996 Census   111 744 118,974

1The area used for this profile is based on Statistics New Zealand's area unit.

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Age profile

At the 2001 Census:

  • 33.3 percent of people in Ascot Park were under the age of 15 years, compared with 28.1 percent in Porirua City and 22.7 percent for all of New Zealand.
  • 3.6 percent of people in Ascot Park were aged 65 years and over compared with 6.8 percent of Porirua City and 12.1 percent for all of New Zealand.

Age distribution

years

Ascot Park
Porirua City
New Zealand

0-14


15-64


65+








0 20 40 60 80 100
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Education

At the 2001 Census:

  • 21.8 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Ascot Park had a post-school qualification, compared with 30.8 percent for Porirua City and 32.2 percent for New Zealand as a whole.

Highest qualification

qualification

Ascot Park
Porirua City
New Zealand

No qualification


School


Post-school








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Ethnic groups (total responses)

At the 2001 Census:

  • 48.4 percent of people in Ascot Park said they belong to the European ethnic group, compared with 63.9 percent for Porirua City and 80.1 percent for all of New Zealand.

Ethnic groups (total responses)

ethnic group

Ascot Park
Porirua City
New Zealand

European


Maori


Pacific Peoples  


Asian


Other








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Income

At the 2001 Census:

  • The median income of people in Ascot Park is $20,100, compared with $20,500 for Porirua City and $18,500 for all of New Zealand.

Income

dollars

Ascot Park
Porirua City
New Zealand

100,001 or more


70,001 - 100,000  


50,001 - 70,000


40,001 - 50,000


30,001 - 40,000


20,001 - 30,000


10,001 - 20,000


1 - 10,000


Nil


Loss








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Employment

At the 2001 Census:

  • The unemployment rate in Ascot Park was 11.9 percent, compared with Porirua City percent for 10.3 and 7.5 percent for all of New Zealand.
  • The most popular occupational group in Ascot Park was Clerks (20.4 percent). The most popular occupational group in Porirua City was Clerks (17.2 percent) and for New Zealand as a whole was Service and Sales Workers (14.8 percent).

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Families

At the 2001 Census:

  • There were 720 families in Ascot Park.

Family type

  Ascot Park Porirua City New Zealand
Couples with child(ren) 50.0% 46.7% 42.1%
Couples without children 19.2% 28.4% 39.0%
One parent with child(ren)   30.8% 25.0% 18.9%

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Households

At the 2001 Census:

  • The average household size in Ascot Park was 3.6 people, compared with 3.1 for Porirua City and 2.7 for all of New Zealand.
  • 94.7 percent of households in Ascot Park had access to a telephone, compared with 94.8 percent for Porirua City and 96.3 percent for all of New Zealand.
  • 29.4 percent of households in Ascot Park had access to the internet, compared with 40.7 percent for Porirua City and 37.4 percent for all of New Zealand.
  • 88.1 percent of households in Ascot Park had access to a motor vehicle, compared with 85.6 percent for Porirua City and 89.9 percent for the whole of New Zealand.
  • There were 753 households in Ascot Park.
  • 59.8 percent of dwellings in Ascot Park were owned with or without a mortgage, compared with 62.7 percent for Porirua City and 67.8 percent for all of New Zealand.

Information from data collected in the 2001 Household Expenditure Survey shows that:

  • The total average annual spending for households in Ascot Park was $46,667 compared with $48,177 for households in Porirua City and $43,682 for the whole of New Zealand.

Average annual household spending for select groups

  Ascot Park Porirua City New Zealand
Food $7,940 $7,780 $7,004
Housing $10,833 $10,680 $10,159
Housing Operation   $5,729 $6,052 $5,472
Transportation $8,319 $8,573 $7,358

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Business

In 2002:

  • There were 43 business locations (geographic units) in Ascot Park compared with 2,614 in Porirua City and 309,749 for all of New Zealand.

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The information in this profile is based on the 2001 Census of Population and Dwellings, the 2001 Household Expenditure Survey and the New Zealand Business Demographic Statistics.

All population statistics are for the census usually resident population count and have been randomly rounded to base three to preserve confidentiality.

Percentages have been calculated against complete responses; that is, they exclude cases where no answers were provided and have been calculated on the rounded data so do not always total 100%.

A version of this page with tables instead of graphs is available in case you are having problems printing this page with graphs.

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This page last modified on: 30 May 2003


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