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Ruapehu District

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Ruapehu District has a total population of 11,844 and 7,194 dwellings in 2013

Additional areas are summary profiles that present a sub-set of socio-demographic information and are designed for areas which have too small a population for detailed profiling.

Please note that these are summary tables that include selected statistics drawn from the 2013 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

Ruapehu District summary profile, 2013
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NameNumber%Manawatu-Wanganui Region %Number%Manawatu-Wanganui Region %2006 to 2013
Population--------------
Total population11,844100.0100.013,572100.0100.0-1,728
Males5,99750.648.47,03251.848.7-1,035
Females5,84749.451.66,54048.251.3-693
Māori descent4,79140.521.35,06437.321.0-273
No Māori descent5,54446.866.56,48947.867.7-945
Māori descent undetermined1,51212.812.22,01914.911.4-507
Age structure--------------
Infants 0 to 4 years1,0028.56.91,0267.66.6-24
Children 5 to 17 years2,26519.118.03,04222.420.0-777
Adults 18 to 59 years6,27353.052.77,47355.154.4-1,200
Mature adults 60 to 84 years2,14218.120.41,89914.017.3+243
Senior citizens 85 years and over1651.42.11321.01.6+33
Birthplace--------------
New Zealand born10,21576.668.111,45773.972.4-1,242
Overseas born9637.211.19396.110.4+24
Not stated59417.819.31,08327.913.5-489
Language--------------
English only9,24078.080.510,32976.182.0-1,089
Māori only1020.90.2900.70.3+12
Māori and English1,0629.04.01,2489.24.5-186
Other language combinations5734.88.05794.37.4-6
No language1471.21.42401.81.7-93
Religion--------------
Not elsewhere included7206.15.91,0868.04.1-366
Christian4,92042.345.56,36347.552.8-1,443
Non Christian2852.53.12551.92.5+30
No religion4,68940.338.74,20931.431.5+480
Not elsewhere included1,72814.912.62,57419.213.2-846
Labour force--------------
Total employed5,52091.992.26,56495.094.8-1,044
Total unemployed4868.17.83425.05.2+144
Total labour force6,006100.0100.06,906100.0100.0-900
Qualifications--------------
Higher degree2012.24.31441.43.4+57
Bachelor degree5345.98.44534.56.9+81
Post school (excluding university)1,73119.119.82,12720.921.7-396
School qualification2,82931.232.02,80827.630.0+21
No qualification2,56828.323.93,09630.427.7-528
Not stated/Unidentifiable1,21513.411.61,54515.210.3-330
Families--------------
Couple without children1,26041.143.71,26038.141.6-
Couples with children1,13737.136.61,38642.038.7-249
One parent families66921.819.865719.919.7+12
Household income (yearly)--------------
Negative or zero income571.20.8--------
$1 to $20,00068414.911.4--------
$20,001 to $40,00097221.222.4--------
$40,001 to $70,0001,03222.521.5--------
$70,001 or more1,03822.629.1--------
Not stated80117.514.8--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned1,11636.938.81,24236.638.4-126
Purchasing1,15538.243.31,16734.442.8-12
Other75625.017.898128.918.7-225
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house4,12893.187.94,22193.587.3-93
Medium density2164.910.02405.310.6-24
High density420.91.6240.51.6+18
Other dwelling481.10.5300.70.5+18
Not stated2163.04.64296.23.8-213
Unoccupied private dwellings2,44834.011.91,85727.010.8+591
Non private dwellings961.30.6811.20.4+15

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

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