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Kāpiti Coast District

Birthplace

In 2013, 20.8% of the Kāpiti Coast District's population was born overseas, compared to 24.0% in Wellington Region.

Country of Birth data identifies where people were born and is indicative of the level of cultural diversity in the Kāpiti Coast District. The mix of Country of Birth groups is also indicative of historical settlement patterns, as source countries for New Zealand's immigration program have varied significantly over time.

To get a more complete picture of cultural and ethnic characteristics, the Kāpiti Coast District's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Ethnicity statistics, Māori Descent statistics, Languages Spoken data and Religion data.

Derived from the Census question:

'Which country were you born in?'.

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Kāpiti Coast District20132006Change
Country of birthNumber%Wellington Region %Number%Wellington Region %2006 to 2013
United Kingdom5,90412.17.45,50512.07.3+399
Australia7621.61.57261.61.5+36
South Africa4590.91.02550.60.7+204
Netherlands3720.80.53930.90.5-21
United States of America3180.60.72550.60.6+63
Philippines2670.51.0960.20.5+171
Germany2160.40.41440.30.3+72
China, People's Republic of2070.41.31980.41.4+9
India1710.31.51110.21.0+60
Ireland1290.30.31140.20.3+15
Canada1170.20.3900.20.3+27
Samoa990.21.6930.21.8+6
Fiji870.20.8660.10.7+21
Zimbabwe630.10.2540.10.1+9
Malaysia630.10.5570.10.4+6
Thailand600.10.2240.10.1+36
Kiribati540.10.0----0.0--
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Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2006 and 2013. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Excludes countries with fewer than 5 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Kāpiti Coast District20132006Change
Country of birthNumber%Wellington Region %Number%Wellington Region %2006 to 2013
Overseas born10,20020.824.08,85619.222.4+1,344
New Zealand born36,29474.170.635,34976.873.9+945
Not stated / included2,4545.05.41,8334.03.7+621

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

Birthplace, 2013
Birthplace, 2013 United Kingdom, Wellington Region: 7.4% Australia, Wellington Region: 1.5% South Africa, Wellington Region: 1.0% Netherlands, Wellington Region: 0.5% United States of America, Wellington Region: 0.7% Philippines, Wellington Region: 1.0% Germany, Wellington Region: 0.4% China, People's Republic of, Wellington Region: 1.3% India, Wellington Region: 1.5% Ireland, Wellington Region: 0.3% United Kingdom, Kāpiti Coast District: 12.1% Australia, Kāpiti Coast District: 1.6% South Africa, Kāpiti Coast District: 0.9% Netherlands, Kāpiti Coast District: 0.8% United States of America, Kāpiti Coast District: 0.6% Philippines, Kāpiti Coast District: 0.5% Germany, Kāpiti Coast District: 0.4% China, People's Republic of, Kāpiti Coast District: 0.4% India, Kāpiti Coast District: 0.3% Ireland, Kāpiti Coast District: 0.3%
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2013
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2013
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2013 United Kingdom, Kāpiti Coast District: +399 Australia, Kāpiti Coast District: +36 South Africa, Kāpiti Coast District: +204 Netherlands, Kāpiti Coast District: -21 United States of America, Kāpiti Coast District: +63 Philippines, Kāpiti Coast District: +171 Germany, Kāpiti Coast District: +72 China, People's Republic of, Kāpiti Coast District: +9 India, Kāpiti Coast District: +60 Ireland, Kāpiti Coast District: +15
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 country of birth of the population in the Kāpiti Coast District in 2013 compared to the Wellington Region shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas

Overall, 20.8% of the population was born overseas, compared to 24.0% for the Wellington Region.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in the Kāpiti Coast District and the Wellington Region were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (12.1% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Samoa (0.2% compared to 1.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (0.3% compared to 1.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2013, the number of people born overseas increased by 1,344 or 15.2%.

The largest changes in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2013 were for those born in:

  • United Kingdom (+399 persons)
  • South Africa (+204 persons)
  • Philippines (+171 persons)
  • Germany (+72 persons)

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