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Five year age groups

There were 1,434 people over the age of 85 living in the Hutt City in 2013, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of the Hutt City 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 Hutt City'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 Hutt City'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
Hutt City20132006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Wellington Region %Number%Wellington Region %2006 to 2013
0 to 47,2367.46.77,4197.66.8-183
5 to 96,9607.16.57,3447.56.8-384
10 to 146,8016.96.47,5847.87.0-783
15 to 196,6156.77.07,4347.67.3-819
20 to 246,3696.57.55,9796.17.3+390
25 to 295,9316.06.55,9046.06.7+27
30 to 346,3246.46.67,0477.27.5-723
35 to 396,7176.86.87,6357.87.9-918
40 to 447,3777.57.67,8098.07.9-432
45 to 497,1017.27.37,2517.47.2-150
50 to 547,1227.27.06,0156.26.1+1,107
55 to 595,9346.05.85,4935.65.7+441
60 to 645,1485.25.24,1464.24.2+1,002
65 to 694,1284.24.33,2793.43.4+849
70 to 743,2013.33.22,5112.62.7+690
75 to 792,1662.22.32,1242.22.3+42
80 to 841,6741.71.81,5421.61.7+132
85 and over1,4341.51.61,1881.21.3+246

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, Hutt City: 1.5% 80 to 84 years, Hutt City: 1.7% 75 to 79 years, Hutt City: 2.2% 70 to 74 years, Hutt City: 3.3% 65 to 69 years, Hutt City: 4.2% 60 to 64 years, Hutt City: 5.2% 55 to 59 years, Hutt City: 6.0% 50 to 54 years, Hutt City: 7.2% 45 to 49 years, Hutt City: 7.2% 40 to 44 years, Hutt City: 7.5% 35 to 39 years, Hutt City: 6.8% 30 to 34 years, Hutt City: 6.4% 25 to 29 years, Hutt City: 6.0% 20 to 24 years, Hutt City: 6.5% 15 to 19 years, Hutt City: 6.7% 10 to 14 years, Hutt City: 6.9% 5 to 9 years, Hutt City: 7.1% 0 to 4 years, Hutt City: 7.4%
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, Hutt City: +246 80 to 84 years, Hutt City: +132 75 to 79 years, Hutt City: +42 70 to 74 years, Hutt City: +690 65 to 69 years, Hutt City: +849 60 to 64 years, Hutt City: +1,002 55 to 59 years, Hutt City: +441 50 to 54 years, Hutt City: +1,107 45 to 49 years, Hutt City: -150 40 to 44 years, Hutt City: -432 35 to 39 years, Hutt City: -918 30 to 34 years, Hutt City: -723 25 to 29 years, Hutt City: +27 20 to 24 years, Hutt City: +390 15 to 19 years, Hutt City: -819 10 to 14 years, Hutt City: -783 5 to 9 years, Hutt City: -384 0 to 4 years, Hutt City: -183
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 Hutt City in 2013 compared to the Wellington 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, 21.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 14, and 12.8% 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 Hutt City and the Wellington Region were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (7.4% compared to 6.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (7.1% compared to 6.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (6.9% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (6.5% compared to 7.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2013, Hutt City's population increased by 534 people (0.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.08% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in the Hutt City between 2006 and 2013.

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