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Five year age groups

There were 858 people over the age of 85 living in the Far North District in 2013, with largest age group being 50 to 54 year olds.

The Age Structure of the Far North 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 Far North 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 Far North 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
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Five year age groups (years)Number%Northland Region %Number%Northland Region %2006 to 2013
0 to 43,9517.17.03,9067.06.9+45
5 to 94,1377.47.34,5608.27.8-423
10 to 144,2997.77.35,1429.28.7-843
15 to 193,5646.46.33,9067.07.1-342
20 to 242,4544.44.72,2624.14.4+192
25 to 292,2234.04.42,2894.14.3-66
30 to 342,2354.04.32,9765.35.6-741
35 to 392,7364.95.23,6006.46.7-864
40 to 443,4296.26.54,1347.47.5-705
45 to 493,9517.17.04,3267.77.6-375
50 to 544,3627.87.64,0057.26.9+357
55 to 594,2007.57.23,7866.86.6+414
60 to 644,1557.56.93,2645.85.5+891
65 to 693,6126.56.22,8055.04.8+807
70 to 742,7214.94.81,9143.43.5+807
75 to 791,7223.13.21,4612.62.9+261
80 to 841,1282.02.28551.51.9+273
85 and over8581.51.96511.21.4+207

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, Northland Region: 1.9% 80 to 84 years, Northland Region: 2.2% 75 to 79 years, Northland Region: 3.2% 70 to 74 years, Northland Region: 4.8% 65 to 69 years, Northland Region: 6.2% 60 to 64 years, Northland Region: 6.9% 55 to 59 years, Northland Region: 7.2% 50 to 54 years, Northland Region: 7.6% 45 to 49 years, Northland Region: 7.0% 40 to 44 years, Northland Region: 6.5% 35 to 39 years, Northland Region: 5.2% 30 to 34 years, Northland Region: 4.3% 25 to 29 years, Northland Region: 4.4% 20 to 24 years, Northland Region: 4.7% 15 to 19 years, Northland Region: 6.3% 10 to 14 years, Northland Region: 7.3% 5 to 9 years, Northland Region: 7.3% 0 to 4 years, Northland Region: 7.0% 85 and over years, Far North District: 1.5% 80 to 84 years, Far North District: 2.0% 75 to 79 years, Far North District: 3.1% 70 to 74 years, Far North District: 4.9% 65 to 69 years, Far North District: 6.5% 60 to 64 years, Far North District: 7.5% 55 to 59 years, Far North District: 7.5% 50 to 54 years, Far North District: 7.8% 45 to 49 years, Far North District: 7.1% 40 to 44 years, Far North District: 6.2% 35 to 39 years, Far North District: 4.9% 30 to 34 years, Far North District: 4.0% 25 to 29 years, Far North District: 4.0% 20 to 24 years, Far North District: 4.4% 15 to 19 years, Far North District: 6.4% 10 to 14 years, Far North District: 7.7% 5 to 9 years, Far North District: 7.4% 0 to 4 years, Far North District: 7.1%
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, Far North District: +207 80 to 84 years, Far North District: +273 75 to 79 years, Far North District: +261 70 to 74 years, Far North District: +807 65 to 69 years, Far North District: +807 60 to 64 years, Far North District: +891 55 to 59 years, Far North District: +414 50 to 54 years, Far North District: +357 45 to 49 years, Far North District: -375 40 to 44 years, Far North District: -705 35 to 39 years, Far North District: -864 30 to 34 years, Far North District: -741 25 to 29 years, Far North District: -66 20 to 24 years, Far North District: +192 15 to 19 years, Far North District: -342 10 to 14 years, Far North District: -843 5 to 9 years, Far North District: -423 0 to 4 years, Far North District: +45
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 Far North District in 2013 compared to the Northland Region shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a similar proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 22.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 14, and 18.0% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 21.6% and 18.3% respectively for the Northland Region.

The major difference between the age structure of the Far North District and the Northland Region is:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (7.5% compared to 6.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2013, Far North District's population decreased by 105 people (0.2%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.03% per year over the period.

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

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