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Te Wharau 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 Te Wharau1 was 1,395, a change of 0.9 percent since 1996.
  • In comparison, the Carterton District's population has changed by 0.5 percent and the population for New Zealand as a whole has changed by 3.3 percent since 1996.

Numbers of people counted

  Te Wharau Carterton District New Zealand
Males 708 3,366 1,823,007
Females 687 3,486 1,914,273
Total 1,395 6,849 3,737,277
Change since 1996 Census   12 39 118,974

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:

  • 22.4 percent of people in Te Wharau were under the age of 15 years, compared with 22.8 percent in Carterton District and 22.7 percent for all of New Zealand.
  • 7.7 percent of people in Te Wharau were aged 65 years and over compared with 14.4 percent of Carterton District and 12.1 percent for all of New Zealand.

Age distribution

years

Te Wharau
Carterton District
New Zealand

0-14


15-64


65+








0 20 40 60 80 100
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Education

At the 2001 Census:

  • 37.9 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Te Wharau had a post-school qualification, compared with 28.6 percent for Carterton District and 32.2 percent for New Zealand as a whole.

Highest qualification

qualification

Te Wharau
Carterton 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:

  • 97.4 percent of people in Te Wharau said they belong to the European ethnic group, compared with 94.3 percent for Carterton District and 80.1 percent for all of New Zealand.

Ethnic groups (total responses)

ethnic group

Te Wharau
Carterton District
New Zealand

European


Maori


Pacific Peoples  


Asian


Other








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percent

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Income

At the 2001 Census:

  • The median income of people in Te Wharau is $22,600, compared with $17,200 for Carterton District and $18,500 for all of New Zealand.

Income

dollars

Te Wharau
Carterton 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








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Employment

At the 2001 Census:

  • The unemployment rate in Te Wharau was 3.2 percent, compared with Carterton District percent for 5.2 and 7.5 percent for all of New Zealand.
  • The most popular occupational group in Te Wharau was Agriculture and Fishery Workers (38.3 percent). The most popular occupational group in Carterton District was Agriculture and Fishery Workers (21.2 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:

Family type

  Te Wharau Carterton District New Zealand
Couples with child(ren) 46.0% 40.7% 42.1%
Couples without children 44.5% 43.2% 39.0%
One parent with child(ren)   9.5% 16.1% 18.9%

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Households

At the 2001 Census:

  • The average household size in Te Wharau was 2.7 people, compared with 2.5 for Carterton District and 2.7 for all of New Zealand.
  • 98.8 percent of households in Te Wharau had access to a telephone, compared with 97.2 percent for Carterton District and 96.3 percent for all of New Zealand.
  • 45.8 percent of households in Te Wharau had access to the internet, compared with 31.1 percent for Carterton District and 37.4 percent for all of New Zealand.
  • 98.8 percent of households in Te Wharau had access to a motor vehicle, compared with 91.6 percent for Carterton District and 89.9 percent for the whole of New Zealand.
  • There were 519 households in Te Wharau.
  • 77.1 percent of dwellings in Te Wharau were owned with or without a mortgage, compared with 78.6 percent for Carterton 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 Te Wharau was $49,052 compared with $41,653 for households in Carterton District and $43,682 for the whole of New Zealand.

Average annual household spending for select groups

  Te Wharau Carterton District New Zealand
Food $7,849 $6,824 $7,004
Housing $8,504 $8,464 $10,159
Housing Operation   $7,158 $5,762 $5,472
Transportation $9,496 $7,510 $7,358

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Business

In 2002:

  • There were 127 business locations (geographic units) in Te Wharau compared with 482 in Carterton 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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