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Population highlights

Estimated Resident Population,
Porirua City
Estimated Resident Population,<br /> Porirua City 2014, Porirua City: 54,100 2013, Porirua City: 53,700 2012, Porirua City: 53,400 2011, Porirua City: 53,000 2010, Porirua City: 52,300 2009, Porirua City: 51,700 2008, Porirua City: 51,100 2007, Porirua City: 50,800 2006, Porirua City: 50,600 2005, Porirua City: 50,400 2004, Porirua City: 50,500 2003, Porirua City: 50,300 2002, Porirua City: 49,800 2001, Porirua City: 49,500 2000, Porirua City: 49,200 1999, Porirua City: 49,100 1998, Porirua City: 48,800 1997, Porirua City: 48,500 1996, Porirua City: 48,200
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Subnational Population Estimates – information releases for 30th June 2013 and earlier issues. Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
 2013  Porirua City Wellington Region New Zealand
Median Age 35.2 37.2 38.0
Average household size 3.01 2.60 2.66
Couples with children 45% 42% 41%
Households with a mortgage 36% 33% 32%
Medium and high density housing 15% 23% 17%
Households renting 32% 31% 29%
Public transport (to work) 12% 14% 4%
Walked, jogged, cycled to work 3% 12% 8%
Higher degree 6% 9% 6%
Māori descent 20% 14% 16%
Overseas born 23% 24% 24%
Low income households 14% 16% 19%
Unemployed 9.3% 7.2% 7.1%
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