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Thames-Coromandel District

Birthplace

In 2013, 14.8% of the Thames-Coromandel District's population was born overseas, compared to 16.8% in Waikato Region.

Country of Birth data identifies where people were born and is indicative of the level of cultural diversity in the Thames-Coromandel 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 Thames-Coromandel 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
Thames-Coromandel District20132006Change
Country of birthNumber%Waikato Region %Number%Waikato Region %2006 to 2013
United Kingdom1,7946.95.21,8427.15.2-48
Australia4681.81.54981.91.5-30
South Africa1950.71.21320.50.9+63
Germany1800.70.21530.60.2+27
India1500.61.1420.20.6+108
United States of America1500.60.31470.60.3+3
Netherlands1470.60.61920.70.8-45
Philippines660.30.7300.10.2+36
Fiji660.30.8660.30.50
Canada600.20.2570.20.2+3
Japan570.20.1390.20.1+18
Switzerland510.20.1450.20.1+6
China, People's Republic of420.21.0300.11.1+12
Cambodia420.20.2330.10.2+9
Thailand360.10.1270.10.1+9
Ireland330.10.1300.10.1+3
Samoa270.10.3150.10.2+12
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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
Thames-Coromandel District20132006Change
Country of birthNumber%Waikato Region %Number%Waikato Region %2006 to 2013
Overseas born3,85814.816.83,62414.015.1+234
New Zealand born20,85380.077.221,09081.779.7-237
Not stated / included1,3565.26.01,1104.35.2+246

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, Waikato Region: 5.2% Australia, Waikato Region: 1.5% South Africa, Waikato Region: 1.2% Germany, Waikato Region: 0.2% United States of America, Waikato Region: 0.3% India, Waikato Region: 1.1% Netherlands, Waikato Region: 0.6% Philippines, Waikato Region: 0.7% Fiji, Waikato Region: 0.8% Canada, Waikato Region: 0.2% United Kingdom, Thames-Coromandel District: 6.9% Australia, Thames-Coromandel District: 1.8% South Africa, Thames-Coromandel District: 0.7% Germany, Thames-Coromandel District: 0.7% United States of America, Thames-Coromandel District: 0.6% India, Thames-Coromandel District: 0.6% Netherlands, Thames-Coromandel District: 0.6% Philippines, Thames-Coromandel District: 0.3% Fiji, Thames-Coromandel District: 0.3% Canada, Thames-Coromandel 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, Thames-Coromandel District: -48 Australia, Thames-Coromandel District: -30 South Africa, Thames-Coromandel District: +63 Germany, Thames-Coromandel District: +27 United States of America, Thames-Coromandel District: +3 India, Thames-Coromandel District: +108 Netherlands, Thames-Coromandel District: -45 Philippines, Thames-Coromandel District: +36 Fiji, Thames-Coromandel District: 0 Canada, Thames-Coromandel District: +3
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 Thames-Coromandel District in 2013 compared to the Waikato Region shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas

Overall, 14.8% of the population was born overseas, compared to 16.8% for the Waikato Region.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in the Thames-Coromandel District and the Waikato Region was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (6.9% compared to 5.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2013, the number of people born overseas increased by 234 or 6.5%.

The largest changes in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2013 were for those born in:

  • India (+108 persons)
  • South Africa (+63 persons)

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