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Five year age groups

There were 141 people over the age of 85 living in the Carterton District in 2013, with largest age group being 50 to 54 year olds.

The Age Structure of the Carterton District provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of the Carterton District's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future.

Five year age groups present a classic age profile of the population. Each age group covers exactly five years, which enables direct comparison between each group.

To get a more complete picture the Carterton District's Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Households and Dwelling Type.

Derived from the Census question:

'When were you born?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Carterton District20132006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Wellington Region %Number%Wellington Region %2006 to 2013
0 to 45436.66.74686.66.8+75
5 to 95586.86.55107.26.8+48
10 to 145316.56.45197.37.0+12
15 to 195496.77.04686.67.3+81
20 to 243123.87.52643.77.3+48
25 to 292733.36.52733.86.70
30 to 343754.66.64175.97.5-42
35 to 394745.86.84746.77.90
40 to 445947.27.65347.57.9+60
45 to 495977.37.35768.17.2+21
50 to 546517.97.05738.16.1+78
55 to 596217.55.85407.65.7+81
60 to 646097.45.24236.04.2+186
65 to 695827.14.33064.33.4+276
70 to 743904.73.22643.72.7+126
75 to 792402.92.32343.32.3+6
80 to 841922.31.81412.01.7+51
85 and over1411.71.61141.61.3+27

Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2006 and 2013. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Five year age structure, 2013
Five year age structure, 2013 85 and over years, Wellington Region: 1.6% 80 to 84 years, Wellington Region: 1.8% 75 to 79 years, Wellington Region: 2.3% 70 to 74 years, Wellington Region: 3.2% 65 to 69 years, Wellington Region: 4.3% 60 to 64 years, Wellington Region: 5.2% 55 to 59 years, Wellington Region: 5.8% 50 to 54 years, Wellington Region: 7.0% 45 to 49 years, Wellington Region: 7.3% 40 to 44 years, Wellington Region: 7.6% 35 to 39 years, Wellington Region: 6.8% 30 to 34 years, Wellington Region: 6.6% 25 to 29 years, Wellington Region: 6.5% 20 to 24 years, Wellington Region: 7.5% 15 to 19 years, Wellington Region: 7.0% 10 to 14 years, Wellington Region: 6.4% 5 to 9 years, Wellington Region: 6.5% 0 to 4 years, Wellington Region: 6.7% 85 and over years, Carterton District: 1.7% 80 to 84 years, Carterton District: 2.3% 75 to 79 years, Carterton District: 2.9% 70 to 74 years, Carterton District: 4.7% 65 to 69 years, Carterton District: 7.1% 60 to 64 years, Carterton District: 7.4% 55 to 59 years, Carterton District: 7.5% 50 to 54 years, Carterton District: 7.9% 45 to 49 years, Carterton District: 7.3% 40 to 44 years, Carterton District: 7.2% 35 to 39 years, Carterton District: 5.8% 30 to 34 years, Carterton District: 4.6% 25 to 29 years, Carterton District: 3.3% 20 to 24 years, Carterton District: 3.8% 15 to 19 years, Carterton District: 6.7% 10 to 14 years, Carterton District: 6.5% 5 to 9 years, Carterton District: 6.8% 0 to 4 years, Carterton District: 6.6%
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2013
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Change in five year age structure, 2006 to 2013
Change in five year age structure, 2006 to 2013 85 and over years, Carterton District: +27 80 to 84 years, Carterton District: +51 75 to 79 years, Carterton District: +6 70 to 74 years, Carterton District: +126 65 to 69 years, Carterton District: +276 60 to 64 years, Carterton District: +186 55 to 59 years, Carterton District: +81 50 to 54 years, Carterton District: +78 45 to 49 years, Carterton District: +21 40 to 44 years, Carterton District: +60 35 to 39 years, Carterton District: 0 30 to 34 years, Carterton District: -42 25 to 29 years, Carterton District: 0 20 to 24 years, Carterton District: +48 15 to 19 years, Carterton District: +81 10 to 14 years, Carterton District: +12 5 to 9 years, Carterton District: +48 0 to 4 years, Carterton District: +75
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2006 and 2013
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of the Carterton District in 2013 compared to the Wellington Region shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 19.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 14, and 18.8% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 19.5% and 13.2% respectively for the Wellington Region.

The major differences between the age structure of the Carterton District and the Wellington Region were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (7.1% compared to 4.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (7.4% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (3.8% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (3.3% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2013, Carterton District's population increased by 1,134 people (16.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 2.14% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in the Carterton District between 2006 and 2013.

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