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Kāpiti Coast District

Five year age groups

There were 1,836 people over the age of 85 living in the Kāpiti Coast District in 2013, with largest age group being 50 to 54 year olds.

The Age Structure of the Kāpiti Coast 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 Kāpiti Coast 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 Kāpiti Coast 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
Kāpiti Coast District20132006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Wellington Region %Number%Wellington Region %2006 to 2013
0 to 42,8565.86.72,6225.76.8+234
5 to 93,0516.26.53,0306.66.8+21
10 to 143,1476.46.43,2887.17.0-141
15 to 192,7545.67.02,7756.07.3-21
20 to 241,9353.97.51,6113.57.3+324
25 to 291,5843.26.51,4643.26.7+120
30 to 341,8993.96.62,2414.97.5-342
35 to 392,5205.16.83,1626.87.9-642
40 to 443,4657.17.63,3907.37.9+75
45 to 493,5227.27.33,1626.87.2+360
50 to 543,6367.47.02,8806.26.1+756
55 to 593,1326.45.83,0606.65.7+72
60 to 643,1776.55.22,7636.04.2+414
65 to 693,3546.84.32,8146.13.4+540
70 to 742,9586.03.22,5385.52.7+420
75 to 792,3344.82.32,3075.02.3+27
80 to 841,9414.01.81,7583.81.7+183
85 and over1,8363.71.61,3292.91.3+507

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, Kāpiti Coast District: 3.7% 80 to 84 years, Kāpiti Coast District: 4.0% 75 to 79 years, Kāpiti Coast District: 4.8% 70 to 74 years, Kāpiti Coast District: 6.0% 65 to 69 years, Kāpiti Coast District: 6.8% 60 to 64 years, Kāpiti Coast District: 6.5% 55 to 59 years, Kāpiti Coast District: 6.4% 50 to 54 years, Kāpiti Coast District: 7.4% 45 to 49 years, Kāpiti Coast District: 7.2% 40 to 44 years, Kāpiti Coast District: 7.1% 35 to 39 years, Kāpiti Coast District: 5.1% 30 to 34 years, Kāpiti Coast District: 3.9% 25 to 29 years, Kāpiti Coast District: 3.2% 20 to 24 years, Kāpiti Coast District: 3.9% 15 to 19 years, Kāpiti Coast District: 5.6% 10 to 14 years, Kāpiti Coast District: 6.4% 5 to 9 years, Kāpiti Coast District: 6.2% 0 to 4 years, Kāpiti Coast District: 5.8%
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, Kāpiti Coast District: +507 80 to 84 years, Kāpiti Coast District: +183 75 to 79 years, Kāpiti Coast District: +27 70 to 74 years, Kāpiti Coast District: +420 65 to 69 years, Kāpiti Coast District: +540 60 to 64 years, Kāpiti Coast District: +414 55 to 59 years, Kāpiti Coast District: +72 50 to 54 years, Kāpiti Coast District: +756 45 to 49 years, Kāpiti Coast District: +360 40 to 44 years, Kāpiti Coast District: +75 35 to 39 years, Kāpiti Coast District: -642 30 to 34 years, Kāpiti Coast District: -342 25 to 29 years, Kāpiti Coast District: +120 20 to 24 years, Kāpiti Coast District: +324 15 to 19 years, Kāpiti Coast District: -21 10 to 14 years, Kāpiti Coast District: -141 5 to 9 years, Kāpiti Coast District: +21 0 to 4 years, Kāpiti Coast District: +234
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 Kāpiti Coast District in 2013 compared to the Wellington Region shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 18.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 14, and 25.3% 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 Kāpiti Coast District and the Wellington Region were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (6.0% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (3.9% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (3.2% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (3.9% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2013, Kāpiti Coast District's population increased by 2,907 people (6.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.88% per year over the period.

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

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