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Population highlights

Estimated Resident Population,
Ruapehu District
Estimated Resident Population,<br /> Ruapehu District 2016, Ruapehu District: 12,500 2015, Ruapehu District: 12,450 2014, Ruapehu District: 12,450 2013, Ruapehu District: 12,450 2012, Ruapehu District: 12,600 2011, Ruapehu District: 12,950 2010, Ruapehu District: 13,150 2009, Ruapehu District: 13,350 2008, Ruapehu District: 13,450 2007, Ruapehu District: 13,700 2006, Ruapehu District: 14,050 2005, Ruapehu District: 14,200 2004, Ruapehu District: 14,500 2003, Ruapehu District: 14,750 2002, Ruapehu District: 14,800 2001, Ruapehu District: 15,000 2000, Ruapehu District: 15,550 1999, Ruapehu District: 16,000 1998, Ruapehu District: 16,500 1997, Ruapehu District: 16,900 1996, Ruapehu District: 17,300
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  Ruapehu District Manawatu-Wanganui Region New Zealand Otorohanga District Tararua District
Median Age 37.7 39.3 38.0 36.9 41.4
Average household size 2.48 2.48 2.66 2.66 2.44
Couples with children 37% 37% 41% 41% 37%
Households with a mortgage 25% 31% 32% 30% 32%
Medium and high density housing 6% 11% 17% 3% 5%
Households renting 34% 28% 29% 25% 23%
Public transport (to work) 0% 1% 4% 0% 0%
Walked, jogged, cycled to work 10% 9% 8% 6% 7%
Higher degree 2% 4% 6% 2% 2%
Māori descent 40% 21% 16% 27% 22%
Overseas born 8% 13% 24% 9% 7%
Low income households 28% 24% 19% 18% 25%
Unemployed 8.1% 7.8% 7.1% 5.7% 6.1%
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