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Five year age groups

There were 117 people over the age of 85 living in the Wairoa District in 2013, with largest age group being 0 to 4 year olds.

The Age Structure of the Wairoa 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 Wairoa 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 Wairoa 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
Wairoa District20132006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Hawke's Bay Region %Number%Hawke's Bay Region %2006 to 2013
0 to 46698.57.26848.17.1-15
5 to 96428.17.27508.87.7-108
10 to 146338.07.47839.28.2-150
15 to 195497.06.75977.07.3-48
20 to 244085.25.24144.95.1-6
25 to 293424.34.84114.85.1-69
30 to 343935.04.94685.56.1-75
35 to 394175.35.85015.96.8-84
40 to 444415.66.95917.07.6-150
45 to 494776.07.06818.07.3-204
50 to 546037.67.45917.06.6+12
55 to 595617.16.55736.86.4-12
60 to 645316.76.34144.94.9+117
65 to 694265.45.43213.84.0+105
70 to 742943.74.12943.53.30
75 to 792373.03.02072.42.8+30
80 to 841562.02.31261.52.1+30
85 and over1171.52.1780.91.6+39

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, Hawke's Bay Region: 2.1% 80 to 84 years, Hawke's Bay Region: 2.3% 75 to 79 years, Hawke's Bay Region: 3.0% 70 to 74 years, Hawke's Bay Region: 4.1% 65 to 69 years, Hawke's Bay Region: 5.4% 60 to 64 years, Hawke's Bay Region: 6.3% 55 to 59 years, Hawke's Bay Region: 6.5% 50 to 54 years, Hawke's Bay Region: 7.4% 45 to 49 years, Hawke's Bay Region: 7.0% 40 to 44 years, Hawke's Bay Region: 6.9% 35 to 39 years, Hawke's Bay Region: 5.8% 30 to 34 years, Hawke's Bay Region: 4.9% 25 to 29 years, Hawke's Bay Region: 4.8% 20 to 24 years, Hawke's Bay Region: 5.2% 15 to 19 years, Hawke's Bay Region: 6.7% 10 to 14 years, Hawke's Bay Region: 7.4% 5 to 9 years, Hawke's Bay Region: 7.2% 0 to 4 years, Hawke's Bay Region: 7.2% 85 and over years, Wairoa District: 1.5% 80 to 84 years, Wairoa District: 2.0% 75 to 79 years, Wairoa District: 3.0% 70 to 74 years, Wairoa District: 3.7% 65 to 69 years, Wairoa District: 5.4% 60 to 64 years, Wairoa District: 6.7% 55 to 59 years, Wairoa District: 7.1% 50 to 54 years, Wairoa District: 7.6% 45 to 49 years, Wairoa District: 6.0% 40 to 44 years, Wairoa District: 5.6% 35 to 39 years, Wairoa District: 5.3% 30 to 34 years, Wairoa District: 5.0% 25 to 29 years, Wairoa District: 4.3% 20 to 24 years, Wairoa District: 5.2% 15 to 19 years, Wairoa District: 7.0% 10 to 14 years, Wairoa District: 8.0% 5 to 9 years, Wairoa District: 8.1% 0 to 4 years, Wairoa District: 8.5%
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, Wairoa District: +39 80 to 84 years, Wairoa District: +30 75 to 79 years, Wairoa District: +30 70 to 74 years, Wairoa District: 0 65 to 69 years, Wairoa District: +105 60 to 64 years, Wairoa District: +117 55 to 59 years, Wairoa District: -12 50 to 54 years, Wairoa District: +12 45 to 49 years, Wairoa District: -204 40 to 44 years, Wairoa District: -150 35 to 39 years, Wairoa District: -84 30 to 34 years, Wairoa District: -75 25 to 29 years, Wairoa District: -69 20 to 24 years, Wairoa District: -6 15 to 19 years, Wairoa District: -48 10 to 14 years, Wairoa District: -150 5 to 9 years, Wairoa District: -108 0 to 4 years, Wairoa District: -15
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 Wairoa District in 2013 compared to the Hawke's Bay Region shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 24.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 14, and 15.6% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 21.8% and 16.8% respectively for the Hawke's Bay Region.

The major differences between the age structure of the Wairoa District and the Hawke's Bay Region were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (8.5% compared to 7.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (8.1% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 40 to 44 (5.6% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (6.0% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2013, Wairoa District's population decreased by 588 people (6.9%). This represents an average annual population change of -1.02% per year over the period.

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

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