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In 2013, 67.2% of the population in the Hutt City identified their ethnicity as European.

To get a more complete picture of the Hutt City's cultural and ethnic characteristics Ethnicity data should be viewed in conjunction with Māori Descent, Birthplace, Year of Arrival, Language Spoken and Religion data.

Note: In the 2006 Census, the 'New Zealand' responses were classified under 'Other ethnicity', resulting in a noticeable difference between the 2006 and other census years. For more information, please refer to the Ethnicity page on the Stats NZ Census website.

Derived from the Census question:

'Which ethnic group do you belong to?'.

Multi-response

Total population

Ethnic groups
Hutt City20132006Change
Ethnic group - multi-responseNumber% of total populationWellington Region %Number% of total populationWellington Region %2006 to 2013
European
66,05167.273.261,89663.467.5+4,155
Māori
15,87616.212.416,28116.712.3-405
map this data in atlas.idPacific peoples10,26010.47.710,09510.37.7+165
map this data in atlas.idAsian10,89611.110.08,3618.68.1+2,535
Middle Eastern/Latin American/African
1,0621.11.41,0591.11.2+3
New Zealander
1,4611.51.79,6009.810.5-8,139
Other ethnicity
510.10.0180.00.0+33

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

Ethnic groups - Totals
Hutt City20132006Change
Ethnic group - totals - multi-responseNumber% of total populationWellington Region %Number% of total populationWellington Region %2006 to 2013
Not stated / included5,1815.34.82,2802.33.3+2,901
Total population98,241100.0100.097,701100.0100.0+540
Total respondents93,06094.795.295,42197.796.7-2,361
Total responses105,657107.5106.4107,310109.8107.4-1,653

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

Ethnic groups, 2013
Ethnic groups, 2013 European, Wellington Region: 73.2% Māori, Wellington Region: 12.4% Pacific peoples, Wellington Region: 7.7% Asian, Wellington Region: 10.0% Middle Eastern/Latin American/African, Wellington Region: 1.4% New Zealander, Wellington Region: 1.7% Other ethnicity, Wellington Region: 0.0% European, Hutt City: 67.2% Māori, Hutt City: 16.2% Pacific peoples, Hutt City: 10.4% Asian, Hutt City: 11.1% Middle Eastern/Latin American/African, Hutt City: 1.1% New Zealander, Hutt City: 1.5% Other ethnicity, Hutt City: 0.1%
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2013
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Change in ethnic groups, 2006 to 2013
Change in ethnic groups, 2006 to 2013 European, Hutt City: +4,155 Māori, Hutt City: -405 Asian, Hutt City: +2,535 Pacific peoples, Hutt City: +165 New Zealander, Hutt City: -8,139 Middle Eastern/Latin American/African, Hutt City: +3 Other ethnicity, Hutt City: +33
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 ethnic population in the Hutt City in 2013 compared to the Wellington Region shows that there was a smaller proportion of people who identified themselves as European, a larger proportion of people who identified themselves as Māori and a larger proportion of people who identified themselves as Pacific Peoples.

Overall, 67.2% of the population identified themselves as European, 16.2% as Māori and 10.4% as Pacific Peoples, compared with 73.2%, 12.4% and 7.7% for the Wellington Region respectively.

The major differences between the ethnic groups responses of the population in the Hutt City and the Wellington Region were:

  • A larger percentage of responses to Māori ethnic group (16.2% compared to 12.4%)
  • A larger percentage of responses to Pacific peoples ethnic group (10.4% compared to 7.7%)
  • A larger percentage of responses to Asian ethnic group (11.1% compared to 10.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of responses to European ethnic group (67.2% compared to 73.2%)

Note: Percentages(%) are based on total population

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the ethnic group responses of population in this area between 2006 and 2013 were:

  • New Zealander (-8,139 responses)
  • European (+4,155 responses)
  • Asian (+2,535 responses)
  • Māori (-405 responses)

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