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South Wairarapa District

Five year age groups

There were 177 people over the age of 85 living in the South Wairarapa District in 2013, with largest age group being 50 to 54 year olds.

The Age Structure of the South Wairarapa District provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of the South Wairarapa District's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future.

Five year age groups present a classic age profile of the population. Each age group covers exactly five years, which enables direct comparison between each group.

To get a more complete picture the South Wairarapa District's Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Households and Dwelling Type.

Derived from the Census question:

'When were you born?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
South Wairarapa District20132006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Wellington Region %Number%Wellington Region %2006 to 2013
0 to 46246.66.75736.46.8+51
5 to 96456.86.56247.06.8+21
10 to 145826.16.46487.37.0-66
15 to 195075.37.04595.27.3+48
20 to 243964.27.52763.17.3+120
25 to 293273.46.53363.86.7-9
30 to 344084.36.65436.17.5-135
35 to 395676.06.86126.97.9-45
40 to 446847.27.66907.87.9-6
45 to 496997.37.36727.67.2+27
50 to 547838.27.06337.16.1+150
55 to 596877.25.87508.45.7-63
60 to 647477.85.26187.04.2+129
65 to 696877.24.34865.53.4+201
70 to 744714.93.23664.12.7+105
75 to 793273.42.32883.22.3+39
80 to 842012.11.81802.01.7+21
85 and over1771.91.61321.51.3+45

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

Five year age structure, 2013
Five year age structure, 2013 85 and over years, Wellington Region: 1.6% 80 to 84 years, Wellington Region: 1.8% 75 to 79 years, Wellington Region: 2.3% 70 to 74 years, Wellington Region: 3.2% 65 to 69 years, Wellington Region: 4.3% 60 to 64 years, Wellington Region: 5.2% 55 to 59 years, Wellington Region: 5.8% 50 to 54 years, Wellington Region: 7.0% 45 to 49 years, Wellington Region: 7.3% 40 to 44 years, Wellington Region: 7.6% 35 to 39 years, Wellington Region: 6.8% 30 to 34 years, Wellington Region: 6.6% 25 to 29 years, Wellington Region: 6.5% 20 to 24 years, Wellington Region: 7.5% 15 to 19 years, Wellington Region: 7.0% 10 to 14 years, Wellington Region: 6.4% 5 to 9 years, Wellington Region: 6.5% 0 to 4 years, Wellington Region: 6.7% 85 and over years, South Wairarapa District: 1.9% 80 to 84 years, South Wairarapa District: 2.1% 75 to 79 years, South Wairarapa District: 3.4% 70 to 74 years, South Wairarapa District: 4.9% 65 to 69 years, South Wairarapa District: 7.2% 60 to 64 years, South Wairarapa District: 7.8% 55 to 59 years, South Wairarapa District: 7.2% 50 to 54 years, South Wairarapa District: 8.2% 45 to 49 years, South Wairarapa District: 7.3% 40 to 44 years, South Wairarapa District: 7.2% 35 to 39 years, South Wairarapa District: 6.0% 30 to 34 years, South Wairarapa District: 4.3% 25 to 29 years, South Wairarapa District: 3.4% 20 to 24 years, South Wairarapa District: 4.2% 15 to 19 years, South Wairarapa District: 5.3% 10 to 14 years, South Wairarapa District: 6.1% 5 to 9 years, South Wairarapa District: 6.8% 0 to 4 years, South Wairarapa District: 6.6%
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2013
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Change in five year age structure, 2006 to 2013
Change in five year age structure, 2006 to 2013 85 and over years, South Wairarapa District: +45 80 to 84 years, South Wairarapa District: +21 75 to 79 years, South Wairarapa District: +39 70 to 74 years, South Wairarapa District: +105 65 to 69 years, South Wairarapa District: +201 60 to 64 years, South Wairarapa District: +129 55 to 59 years, South Wairarapa District: -63 50 to 54 years, South Wairarapa District: +150 45 to 49 years, South Wairarapa District: +27 40 to 44 years, South Wairarapa District: -6 35 to 39 years, South Wairarapa District: -45 30 to 34 years, South Wairarapa District: -135 25 to 29 years, South Wairarapa District: -9 20 to 24 years, South Wairarapa District: +120 15 to 19 years, South Wairarapa District: +48 10 to 14 years, South Wairarapa District: -66 5 to 9 years, South Wairarapa District: +21 0 to 4 years, South Wairarapa District: +51
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 five year age groups of the South Wairarapa District in 2013 compared to the Wellington Region shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 19.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 14, and 19.6% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 19.5% and 13.2% respectively for the Wellington Region.

The major differences between the age structure of the South Wairarapa District and the Wellington Region were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (7.2% compared to 4.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (7.8% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (4.2% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (3.4% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2013, South Wairarapa District's population increased by 633 people (7.1%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.99% per year over the period.

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

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