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Raumati Beach East

Ethnic groups

In 2018, 90.3% of the population in Raumati Beach East identified their ethnicity as European.

To get a more complete picture of Raumati Beach East's cultural and ethnic characteristics Ethnicity data should be viewed in conjunction with Maori Descent, Birthplace, Year of Arrival, Language Spoken and Religion data.

Note: In the 2006 Census, the 'New Zealand' responses were classified under 'Other ethnicity', resulting in a noticeable difference between the 2006 and other census years. For more information, please refer to the Ethnicity page on the Stats NZ Census website.

Q:

Derived from the Census question:

'Which ethnic group do you belong to?'.

Multi-response

Ethnic groups
Raumati Beach East20182013Change
Ethnic group - multi-responseNumber% of total populationParaparaumu North %Number% of total populationParaparaumu North %2013 to 2018
European2,14590.388.31,92690.086.5+219
Maori28512.010.52109.89.9+75
Pacific peoples662.82.4391.82.0+27
Asian1024.37.4482.25.0+54
Middle Eastern/Latin American/African120.50.830.10.6+9
New Zealander391.61.2331.52.3+6
Other ethnicity30.10.300.00.0+3
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
Ethnic groups - Totals
Raumati Beach East20182013Change
Ethnic group - totals - multi-responseNumber% of total populationParaparaumu North %Number% of total populationParaparaumu North %2013 to 2018
Not stated / included------632.93.3-63
Total population2,376100.0100.02,139100.0100.0+237
Total respondents2,376100.0100.02,07697.196.7+300
Total responses2,652111.6110.82,259105.6106.2+393
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

Please note that in the 2018 Census, where data are not provided, responses are sourced from administrative datasets, in line with the procedures developed by Statistics New Zealand to supplement the 2018 dataset. Due to this, there is no "Not Stated" category in 2018, and users should use caution when comparing to earlier Census years.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the ethnic population in Raumati Beach East in 2018 compared to Paraparaumu North shows that there was a larger proportion of people who identified themselves as European, a larger proportion of people who identified themselves as Maori and a similar proportion of people who identified themselves as Pacific Peoples.

Overall, 90.3% of the population identified themselves as European, 12.0% as Maori and 2.8% as Pacific Peoples, compared with 88.3%, 10.5% and 2.4% for Paraparaumu North respectively.

The major differences between the ethnic groups responses of the population in Raumati Beach East and Paraparaumu North were:

  • A larger percentage of responses to European ethnic group (90.3% compared to 88.3%)
  • A larger percentage of responses to Maori ethnic group (12.0% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of responses to Asian ethnic group (4.3% compared to 7.4%)

Note: Percentages(%) are based on total population

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the ethnic group responses of population in this area between 2013 and 2018 were:

  • European (+219 responses)
  • Maori (+75 responses)
  • Asian (+54 responses)

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