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Five year age groups

There were 750 people over the age of 85 living in the Upper Hutt City in 2013, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of the Upper Hutt City 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 Upper Hutt City'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 Upper Hutt City'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
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Five year age groups (years)Number%Wellington Region %Number%Wellington Region %2006 to 2013
0 to 42,7186.86.72,5776.76.8+141
5 to 92,6196.56.52,8507.46.8-231
10 to 142,8207.06.43,0698.07.0-249
15 to 192,7546.97.02,9257.67.3-171
20 to 242,3165.87.52,1425.67.3+174
25 to 292,0735.26.51,9655.16.7+108
30 to 342,3045.76.62,5986.87.5-294
35 to 392,6916.76.83,0247.97.9-333
40 to 443,2828.27.63,1088.17.9+174
45 to 493,1117.77.33,0307.97.2+81
50 to 543,0907.77.02,3616.16.1+729
55 to 592,4996.25.82,2926.05.7+207
60 to 642,0735.25.21,6624.34.2+411
65 to 691,8424.64.31,3323.53.4+510
70 to 741,3353.33.21,1793.12.7+156
75 to 791,0472.62.31,0202.72.3+27
80 to 848582.11.87321.91.7+126
85 and over7501.91.65491.41.3+201

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, Upper Hutt City: 1.9% 80 to 84 years, Upper Hutt City: 2.1% 75 to 79 years, Upper Hutt City: 2.6% 70 to 74 years, Upper Hutt City: 3.3% 65 to 69 years, Upper Hutt City: 4.6% 60 to 64 years, Upper Hutt City: 5.2% 55 to 59 years, Upper Hutt City: 6.2% 50 to 54 years, Upper Hutt City: 7.7% 45 to 49 years, Upper Hutt City: 7.7% 40 to 44 years, Upper Hutt City: 8.2% 35 to 39 years, Upper Hutt City: 6.7% 30 to 34 years, Upper Hutt City: 5.7% 25 to 29 years, Upper Hutt City: 5.2% 20 to 24 years, Upper Hutt City: 5.8% 15 to 19 years, Upper Hutt City: 6.9% 10 to 14 years, Upper Hutt City: 7.0% 5 to 9 years, Upper Hutt City: 6.5% 0 to 4 years, Upper Hutt City: 6.8%
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, Upper Hutt City: +201 80 to 84 years, Upper Hutt City: +126 75 to 79 years, Upper Hutt City: +27 70 to 74 years, Upper Hutt City: +156 65 to 69 years, Upper Hutt City: +510 60 to 64 years, Upper Hutt City: +411 55 to 59 years, Upper Hutt City: +207 50 to 54 years, Upper Hutt City: +729 45 to 49 years, Upper Hutt City: +81 40 to 44 years, Upper Hutt City: +174 35 to 39 years, Upper Hutt City: -333 30 to 34 years, Upper Hutt City: -294 25 to 29 years, Upper Hutt City: +108 20 to 24 years, Upper Hutt City: +174 15 to 19 years, Upper Hutt City: -171 10 to 14 years, Upper Hutt City: -249 5 to 9 years, Upper Hutt City: -231 0 to 4 years, Upper Hutt City: +141
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 Upper Hutt City in 2013 compared to the Wellington Region shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 20.3% of the population was aged between 0 and 14, and 14.5% 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 Upper Hutt City and the Wellington Region were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (7.7% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (5.8% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (5.2% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (5.7% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2013, Upper Hutt City's population increased by 1,767 people (4.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.64% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in the Upper Hutt City between 2006 and 2013.

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