Whataupoko Community Profile

Whataupoko Community Profile

The Community Profile provides information about your local community.


Population

At the 2001 Census of Population and Dwellings:

Numbers of people counted

  Whataupoko Gisborne District New Zealand
Males 1,725 21,510 1,823,007
Females 1,926 22,461 1,914,273
Total 3,654 43,974 3,737,277
Change since 1996 Census   9 -1,809 118,974

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


Age profile

At the 2001 Census:

Age distribution (years)

  Whataupoko Gisborne District New Zealand
0-14 23.6% 27.5% 22.7%
15-64 61.8% 60.8% 65.3%
65+ 14.5% 11.7% 12.1%

Education

At the 2001 Census:

Highest qualification

  Whataupoko Gisborne District New Zealand
No qualification 22.1% 36.2% 27.7%
School 42.0% 36.9% 40.1%
Post-school 36.0% 26.8% 32.2%

Ethnic groups (total responses)

At the 2001 Census:

Ethnic groups (total responses)

  Whataupoko Gisborne District New Zealand
European 87.9% 63.1% 80.1%
Maori 18.4% 46.2% 14.7%
Pacific Peoples   1.3% 2.7% 6.5%
Asian 2.5% 1.5% 6.6%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%

Income

At the 2001 Census:


Income

  Whataupoko Gisborne District New Zealand
100,001 or more 2.7% 1.4% 2.4%
70,001 - 100,000   2.3% 1.4% 2.7%
50,001 - 70,000 8.0% 4.1% 6.4%
40,001 - 50,000 8.8% 5.5% 7.1%
30,001 - 40,000 12.7% 9.9% 12.1%
20,001 - 30,000 17.3% 16.9% 16.5%
10,001 - 20,000 25.3% 29.7% 24.9%
1 - 10,000 19.7% 26.4% 22.5%
Nil 3.1% 3.9% 4.7%
Loss 0.1% 0.7% 0.7%

Employment

At the 2001 Census:

Families

At the 2001 Census:

Family type

  Whataupoko Gisborne District New Zealand
Couples with child(ren) 39.6% 39.7% 42.1%
Couples without children 42.3% 32.7% 39.0%
One parent with child(ren)   18.0% 27.6% 18.9%


Households

At the 2001 Census:

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

Average annual household spending for select groups

  Whataupoko Gisborne District New Zealand
Food $6,733 $6,291 $7,004
Housing $8,594 $7,282 $10,159
Housing Operation   $5,543 $5,040 $5,472
Transportation $7,606 $6,206 $7,358

Business

In 2002:



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%.

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This page last modified on: 30 May 2003