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Birthplace

In 2013, 8.2% of the Ruapehu District's population was born overseas, compared to 13.3% in Manawatu-Wanganui Region.

Country of Birth data identifies where people were born and is indicative of the level of cultural diversity in the Ruapehu District. 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 Ruapehu District'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
Ruapehu District20132006Change
Country of birthNumber%Manawatu-Wanganui Region %Number%Manawatu-Wanganui Region %2006 to 2013
United Kingdom3603.14.63962.94.7-36
Australia1411.21.31681.21.3-27
South Africa900.80.6810.60.5+9
India510.40.6240.20.3+27
Fiji390.30.4210.20.3+18
Netherlands390.30.4480.40.4-9
Philippines330.30.4120.10.2+21
United States of America270.20.4330.20.3-6
China, People's Republic of270.20.8210.20.9+6
Canada210.20.1300.20.2-9
Germany180.20.2210.20.2-3
Thailand180.20.1----0.1--
Sri Lanka120.10.190.10.1+3
Ireland120.10.1----0.1--
Czech Republic120.10.0----0.0--
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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
Ruapehu District20132006Change
Country of birthNumber%Manawatu-Wanganui Region %Number%Manawatu-Wanganui Region %2006 to 2013
Overseas born9638.213.39397.012.1+24
New Zealand born10,21586.881.011,45785.084.0-1,242
Not stated / included5945.05.71,0838.03.9-489

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, Manawatu-Wanganui Region: 4.6% Australia, Manawatu-Wanganui Region: 1.3% South Africa, Manawatu-Wanganui Region: 0.6% India, Manawatu-Wanganui Region: 0.6% Netherlands, Manawatu-Wanganui Region: 0.4% Fiji, Manawatu-Wanganui Region: 0.4% Philippines, Manawatu-Wanganui Region: 0.4% United States of America, Manawatu-Wanganui Region: 0.4% China, People's Republic of, Manawatu-Wanganui Region: 0.8% Canada, Manawatu-Wanganui Region: 0.1% United Kingdom, Ruapehu District: 3.1% Australia, Ruapehu District: 1.2% South Africa, Ruapehu District: 0.8% India, Ruapehu District: 0.4% Netherlands, Ruapehu District: 0.3% Fiji, Ruapehu District: 0.3% Philippines, Ruapehu District: 0.3% United States of America, Ruapehu District: 0.2% China, People's Republic of, Ruapehu District: 0.2% Canada, Ruapehu District: 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, Ruapehu District: -36 Australia, Ruapehu District: -27 South Africa, Ruapehu District: +9 India, Ruapehu District: +27 Netherlands, Ruapehu District: -9 Fiji, Ruapehu District: +18 Philippines, Ruapehu District: +21 United States of America, Ruapehu District: -6 China, People's Republic of, Ruapehu District: +6 Canada, Ruapehu District: -9
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 Ruapehu District in 2013 compared to the Manawatu-Wanganui Region shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas

Overall, 8.2% of the population was born overseas, compared to 13.3% for the Manawatu-Wanganui Region.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in the Ruapehu District and the Manawatu-Wanganui Region was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (3.1% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2013, the number of people born overseas increased by 24 or 2.6%.

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

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