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What is

Ruapehu District Community Profile

What is is a comprehensive socio-demographic profile of the Ruapehu District and its suburbs / localities. The Community Profile presents results from the 2013, 2006 and 2001 Census of Population and Dwellings.

The Community Profile enables analysis of population characteristics for different geographic areas and includes historical data to show how they have changed over time.

The Ruapehu District Community Profile has been developed as a website linked to your Council website for ease of access by staff and the community, it can also be accessed directly at:

What does it look like?

Information is presented in a variety of formats. These include charts with comparative data and rates of change, tables with options for benchmarking and written analysis on trends and key points of interest.

Information is accessed from a menu with options for viewing the information for different geographic areas. You can also export reports and query the associated data sets.

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What information is included?

Ruapehu District Community Profile is structured around four main questions. Within each of these, more detailed information is presented.


  • Population
  • Service age groups
  • Five year age groups
  • Single year of age


  • Ethnic groups
  • Māori descent
  • Birthplace
  • Languages spoken
  • Religion
  • Overseas arrivals


  • Qualifications
  • Field of qualifications


  • Smoking behaviour


  • Employment status
  • Industries
  • Occupations
  • Method of travel to work

Unpaid work

  • Unpaid work


  • Individual income
  • Individual income quartiles
  • Household income
  • Household income quartiles
  • Sources of household income


  • Family types
  • Household types
  • Household size


  • Dwelling type
  • Number of bedrooms
  • Telecommunication access
  • Number of cars

Housing tenure

  • Tenure overview
  • Housing rental payments
  • Housing rental quartiles

Migration profile

  • Migration summary
  • Migration by location

Journey to work

  • Workers' place of residence
  • Residents' place of work

Deprivation index

  • Deprivation index

For which geographic areas?

The Ruapehu District Community Profile provides comprehensive data for the following geographic areas:

Small Area
  • National Park Rural
  • Ngapuke
  • Ohakune
  • Ohura Rural
  • Raetihi
  • Taumarunui
  • Benchmarks
  • Manawatu-Wanganui Region
  • New Zealand
  • Central Hawke's Bay District
  • Otorohanga District
  • Stratford District
  • Tararua District
  • Thames-Coromandel District
  • Waitomo District
  • Manawatu District
  • National Park Rural
  • Ngapuke
  • Ohakune
  • Ohura Rural
  • Raetihi
  • Taumarunui
  • Waimarino - Waiouru
  • How can I access Ruapehu District Community Profile?

    The Ruapehu District Community Profile can be accessed via the Ruapehu District website or at: