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Manunui 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 Manunui1 was 588, a change of -7.9 percent since 1996.
  • In comparison, the Ruapehu District's population has changed by -14.6 percent and the population for New Zealand as a whole has changed by 3.3 percent since 1996.

Numbers of people counted

  Manunui Ruapehu District New Zealand
Males 309 7,395 1,823,007
Females 282 6,900 1,914,273
Total 588 14,292 3,737,277
Change since 1996 Census   -51 -2,445 118,974

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:

  • 27.6 percent of people in Manunui were under the age of 15 years, compared with 27.4 percent in Ruapehu District and 22.7 percent for all of New Zealand.
  • 11.7 percent of people in Manunui were aged 65 years and over compared with 10.0 percent of Ruapehu District and 12.1 percent for all of New Zealand.

Age distribution

years

Manunui
Ruapehu District
New Zealand

0-14


15-64


65+








0 20 40 60 80 100
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Education

At the 2001 Census:

  • 19.8 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Manunui had a post-school qualification, compared with 24.8 percent for Ruapehu District and 32.2 percent for New Zealand as a whole.

Highest qualification

qualification

Manunui
Ruapehu District
New Zealand

No qualification


School


Post-school








0 20 40 60 80 100
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Ethnic groups (total responses)

At the 2001 Census:

  • 70.5 percent of people in Manunui said they belong to the European ethnic group, compared with 71.7 percent for Ruapehu District and 80.1 percent for all of New Zealand.

Ethnic groups (total responses)

ethnic group

Manunui
Ruapehu District
New Zealand

European


Maori


Pacific Peoples  


Asian


Other








0 20 40 60 80 100
percent

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Income

At the 2001 Census:

  • The median income of people in Manunui is $13,100, compared with $16,700 for Ruapehu District and $18,500 for all of New Zealand.

Income

dollars

Manunui
Ruapehu District
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








0 20 40 60 80 100
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Employment

At the 2001 Census:

  • The unemployment rate in Manunui was 14.9 percent, compared with Ruapehu District percent for 8.7 and 7.5 percent for all of New Zealand.
  • The most popular occupational group in Manunui was Service and Sales Workers (19.1 percent). The most popular occupational group in Ruapehu District was Agriculture and Fishery Workers (22.5 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:

Family type

  Manunui Ruapehu District New Zealand
Couples with child(ren) 35.3% 44.3% 42.1%
Couples without children 37.3% 34.5% 39.0%
One parent with child(ren)   27.5% 21.2% 18.9%

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Households

At the 2001 Census:

  • The average household size in Manunui was 2.6 people, compared with 2.7 for Ruapehu District and 2.7 for all of New Zealand.
  • 88.2 percent of households in Manunui had access to a telephone, compared with 90.9 percent for Ruapehu District and 96.3 percent for all of New Zealand.
  • 13.2 percent of households in Manunui had access to the internet, compared with 24.2 percent for Ruapehu District and 37.4 percent for all of New Zealand.
  • 89.7 percent of households in Manunui had access to a motor vehicle, compared with 88.5 percent for Ruapehu District and 89.9 percent for the whole of New Zealand.
  • There were 213 households in Manunui.
  • 70.6 percent of dwellings in Manunui were owned with or without a mortgage, compared with 58.8 percent for Ruapehu District 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 Manunui was $35,865 compared with $38,051 for households in Ruapehu District and $43,682 for the whole of New Zealand.

Average annual household spending for select groups

  Manunui Ruapehu District New Zealand
Food $6,034 $6,414 $7,004
Housing $7,974 $7,793 $10,159
Housing Operation   $4,440 $5,144 $5,472
Transportation $6,611 $6,965 $7,358

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Business

In 2002:

  • There were 30 business locations (geographic units) in Manunui compared with 1,050 in Ruapehu District 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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