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Kāpiti Coast DistrictCommunity profile

Paraparaumu Beach West

Birthplace

In 2018, 24.1% of Paraparaumu Beach West's population was born overseas, compared to 15.4% in Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District).

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

Q:

Derived from the Census question:

'Which country were you born in?'.

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Paraparaumu Beach West20182013Change
Country of birthNumber%Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District) %Number%Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District) %2013 to 2018
United Kingdom25210.67.227611.97.9-24
South Africa512.20.9331.40.5+18
Australia361.52.7451.91.5-9
India331.40.0241.00.0+9
China, People's Republic of180.80.9120.50.0+6
United States of America150.60.5180.80.5-3
Netherlands120.50.5180.81.0-6
Philippines120.50.560.30.0+6
Canada120.50.060.30.0+6
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

Excludes countries with fewer than 12 people.

Birthplace - Summary
Paraparaumu Beach West20182013Change
Country of birthNumber%Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District) %Number%Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District) %2013 to 2018
New Zealand1,77374.883.31,66572.085.2+108
Overseas born57024.115.454323.512.3+27
Not stated / included271.11.41054.52.5-78
Total2,370100.0100.02,313100.0100.0+57
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 Paraparaumu Beach West in 2018 compared to Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District) shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas

Overall, 24.1% of the population was born overseas, compared to 15.4% for Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District).

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Paraparaumu Beach West and Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District) were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (10.6% compared to 7.2%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in India (1.4% compared to 0.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in South Africa (2.2% compared to 0.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Australia (1.5% compared to 2.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2013 and 2018, the number of people born overseas increased by 27 or 5.0%.

There were no major differences in Paraparaumu Beach West between 2013 and 2018.

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