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In 2018, 27.9% of Riverview's population was born overseas, compared to 14.8% in Far North District.

Country of Birth data identifies where people were born and is indicative of the level of cultural diversity in Riverview. 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, Riverview's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Ethnicity statistics, Māori Descent statistics, Languages Spoken data and Religion data.

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Derived from the Census question:

'Which country were you born in?'.

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Birthplace - Ranked by size
Riverview20182013Change
Country of birthNumber%Far North District %Number%Far North District %2013 to 2018
United Kingdom29113.85.828816.36.0+3
Australia452.11.9392.21.6+6
South Africa331.60.7271.50.7+6
Netherlands241.10.5181.00.5+6
United States of America211.00.8181.00.6+3
Germany180.90.7150.80.6+3
India120.60.630.20.3+9
Philippines120.60.3120.70.20
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2013 and 2018. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.
Stats NZ data quality rating: High
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Excludes countries with fewer than 12 people.

Birthplace - Summary
Riverview20182013Change
Country of birthNumber%Far North District %Number%Far North District %2013 to 2018
New Zealand1,50070.983.31,17666.475.0+324
Overseas born59127.914.850428.513.6+87
Not stated / included241.11.9905.111.4-66
Total2,115100.0100.01,770100.0100.0+345
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2013 and 2018. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.
Stats NZ data quality rating: High
Please refer to specific data notes for more information

Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Riverview in 2018 compared to Far North District shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas

Overall, 27.9% of the population was born overseas, compared to 14.8% for Far North District.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Riverview and Far North District was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (13.8% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2013 and 2018, the number of people born overseas increased by 87 or 17.3%.

There were no major differences in Riverview between 2013 and 2018.

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