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There were 1,410 people over the age of 85 living in the Napier City in 2013, with largest age group being 50 to 54 year olds.

The Age Structure of the Napier 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 Napier 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 Napier 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
Napier City20132006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%New Zealand %Number%New Zealand %2006 to 2013
0 to 43,8286.76.93,6456.66.8+183
5 to 93,7986.66.83,8166.97.1-18
10 to 143,9096.86.84,2547.77.6-345
15 to 193,7536.67.03,8767.07.5-123
20 to 243,1175.46.92,9135.36.7+204
25 to 292,7424.86.12,9315.36.0-189
30 to 342,8715.06.03,5046.36.9-633
35 to 393,3605.96.33,7416.87.5-381
40 to 443,9216.97.24,1647.57.8-243
45 to 493,8826.87.13,9247.17.3-42
50 to 544,1017.27.13,5136.36.3+588
55 to 593,6156.36.13,6396.65.8-24
60 to 643,6786.45.52,8025.14.5+876
65 to 693,2345.74.62,4064.33.7+828
70 to 742,5444.43.52,0523.72.9+492
75 to 791,9563.42.51,8423.32.5+114
80 to 841,5152.61.91,3292.41.8+186
85 and over1,4102.51.71,0081.81.4+402

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, New Zealand: 1.7% 80 to 84 years, New Zealand: 1.9% 75 to 79 years, New Zealand: 2.5% 70 to 74 years, New Zealand: 3.5% 65 to 69 years, New Zealand: 4.6% 60 to 64 years, New Zealand: 5.5% 55 to 59 years, New Zealand: 6.1% 50 to 54 years, New Zealand: 7.1% 45 to 49 years, New Zealand: 7.1% 40 to 44 years, New Zealand: 7.2% 35 to 39 years, New Zealand: 6.3% 30 to 34 years, New Zealand: 6.0% 25 to 29 years, New Zealand: 6.1% 20 to 24 years, New Zealand: 6.9% 15 to 19 years, New Zealand: 7.0% 10 to 14 years, New Zealand: 6.8% 5 to 9 years, New Zealand: 6.8% 0 to 4 years, New Zealand: 6.9% 85 and over years, Napier City: 2.5% 80 to 84 years, Napier City: 2.6% 75 to 79 years, Napier City: 3.4% 70 to 74 years, Napier City: 4.4% 65 to 69 years, Napier City: 5.7% 60 to 64 years, Napier City: 6.4% 55 to 59 years, Napier City: 6.3% 50 to 54 years, Napier City: 7.2% 45 to 49 years, Napier City: 6.8% 40 to 44 years, Napier City: 6.9% 35 to 39 years, Napier City: 5.9% 30 to 34 years, Napier City: 5.0% 25 to 29 years, Napier City: 4.8% 20 to 24 years, Napier City: 5.4% 15 to 19 years, Napier City: 6.6% 10 to 14 years, Napier City: 6.8% 5 to 9 years, Napier City: 6.6% 0 to 4 years, Napier City: 6.7%
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, Napier City: +402 80 to 84 years, Napier City: +186 75 to 79 years, Napier City: +114 70 to 74 years, Napier City: +492 65 to 69 years, Napier City: +828 60 to 64 years, Napier City: +876 55 to 59 years, Napier City: -24 50 to 54 years, Napier City: +588 45 to 49 years, Napier City: -42 40 to 44 years, Napier City: -243 35 to 39 years, Napier City: -381 30 to 34 years, Napier City: -633 25 to 29 years, Napier City: -189 20 to 24 years, Napier City: +204 15 to 19 years, Napier City: -123 10 to 14 years, Napier City: -345 5 to 9 years, Napier City: -18 0 to 4 years, Napier 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 Napier City in 2013 compared to the New Zealand shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 20.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 14, and 18.6% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 20.4% and 14.3% respectively for the New Zealand.

The major differences between the age structure of the Napier City and the New Zealand were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (5.7% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (5.4% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (4.8% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (5.0% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2013, Napier City's population increased by 1,875 people (3.4%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.48% per year over the period.

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

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