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Ashburton District CouncilCommunity profile

Ashburton District Council

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in [Parameter].[StartYear], indicates 0.0% of households in Ashburton District Council had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 0.0% in New Zealand.

The ability of the population to access services and employment is strongly influenced by access to transport. The number of motor vehicles per household in Ashburton District Council quantifies access to private transport and will be influenced by Age Structure and Household Type, which determine the number of adults present; access to Public Transport; distance to shops, services, employment and education; and Household Income. Depending on these factors, car ownership can be seen as a measure of advantage or disadvantage, or a neutral socio-economic measure, which impacts on the environment and quality of life.

Please note: Stats NZ has given number of cars data for the 2018 Census a quality rating of "moderate". This is due to a higher non-response rate for 2018, and no alternative data sources have been used. It is possible that any change in categories may be due to the higher "Not stated" component and users should use caution in comparing over time. See Stats NZ’s DataInfo+ for specific information on what this rating means and recommendations for use.


Derived from the Census question:

'How many motor vehicles (not counting motorbikes) do the people who live here have available for their use?'

Note: This page includes data from the 2018 Census. Between 2013 and 2018, the geographical classification was changed, and with it many boundaries were altered. As a result, you may see different small area options when comparing to pages that do not yet show 2018 data. Learn more.

Car ownership
Ashburton District Council[Parameter].[StartYear][Parameter].[EndYear]Change
Number of carsNumber% of householdsNew Zealand %Number% of householdsNew Zealand %[Parameter].[EndYear] to [Parameter].[StartYear]
No motor vehicle --0.00.0--0.00.0--
1 motor vehicle --0.00.0--0.00.0--
2 motor vehicles --0.00.0--0.00.0--
3 or more motor vehicles --0.00.0--0.00.0--
Not stated / included --0.00.0--0.00.0--
Total households--------------
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings [Parameter].[EndYear] and [Parameter].[StartYear]. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.
Stats NZ data quality rating: Moderate
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the car ownership of the households in Ashburton District Council in [Parameter].[StartYear] compared to New Zealand shows that 0.0% of the households owned at least one car, while 0.0% did not, compared with 0.0% and 0.0% respectively in New Zealand.

Of those that owned at least one vehicle, there was a similar proportion who owned just one car; a similar proportion who owned two cars; and a similar proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 0.0% of the households owned one car; 0.0% owned two cars; and 0.0% owned three cars or more, compared with 0.0%; 0.0% and 0.0% respectively for New Zealand.

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Ashburton District Council between [Parameter].[EndYear] and [Parameter].[StartYear].

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