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In 2013, 14.3% of the Napier City's population was born overseas, compared to 23.6% in New Zealand.

Country of Birth data identifies where people were born and is indicative of the level of cultural diversity in the Napier City. 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 Napier City'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
Napier City20132006Change
Country of birthNumber%New Zealand %Number%New Zealand %2006 to 2013
United Kingdom3,6816.46.03,6726.76.1+9
Australia7681.31.57441.31.6+24
Samoa4470.81.24050.71.3+42
South Africa4200.71.33120.61.0+108
China, People's Republic of3420.62.12820.51.9+60
Netherlands2430.40.52370.40.5+6
India2100.41.61080.21.1+102
United States of America1980.30.51380.20.4+60
Germany1830.30.31320.20.3+51
Canada1170.20.2990.20.2+18
Japan1110.20.2840.20.2+27
Philippines1080.20.9510.10.4+57
Fiji1050.21.2930.20.9+12
Thailand960.20.2690.10.2+27
Ireland900.20.21050.20.2-15
Korea, Republic of690.10.6690.10.70
Zimbabwe660.10.2840.20.2-18
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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
Napier City20132006Change
Country of birthNumber%New Zealand %Number%New Zealand %2006 to 2013
Overseas born8,15114.323.67,43413.521.8+717
New Zealand born45,60079.970.345,91583.273.5-315
Not stated / included3,3365.86.11,8693.44.7+1,467

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, New Zealand: 6.0% Australia, New Zealand: 1.5% Samoa, New Zealand: 1.2% South Africa, New Zealand: 1.3% China, People's Republic of, New Zealand: 2.1% Netherlands, New Zealand: 0.5% India, New Zealand: 1.6% United States of America, New Zealand: 0.5% Germany, New Zealand: 0.3% Canada, New Zealand: 0.2% United Kingdom, Napier City: 6.4% Australia, Napier City: 1.3% Samoa, Napier City: 0.8% South Africa, Napier City: 0.7% China, People's Republic of, Napier City: 0.6% Netherlands, Napier City: 0.4% India, Napier City: 0.4% United States of America, Napier City: 0.3% Germany, Napier City: 0.3% Canada, Napier City: 0.2%
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, Napier City: +9 Australia, Napier City: +24 Samoa, Napier City: +42 South Africa, Napier City: +108 China, People's Republic of, Napier City: +60 Netherlands, Napier City: +6 India, Napier City: +102 United States of America, Napier City: +60 Germany, Napier City: +51 Canada, Napier City: +18
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 Napier City in 2013 compared to the New Zealand shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas

Overall, 14.3% of the population was born overseas, compared to 23.6% for the New Zealand.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in the Napier City and the New Zealand were:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in China, People's Republic of (0.6% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (0.4% compared to 1.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Fiji (0.2% compared to 1.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2013, the number of people born overseas increased by 717 or 9.6%.

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

  • South Africa (+108 persons)
  • India (+102 persons)
  • China, People's Republic of (+60 persons)
  • United States of America (+60 persons)

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