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Kāpiti Coast DistrictCommunity profile

Raumati Beach East

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Raumati Beach East than any other occupation in 2018.

Raumati Beach East's occupation statistics quantify the occupations in which the residents work (which may be within the residing area or elsewhere). This will be influenced by the economic base and employment opportunities available in the area, education levels, and the working and social aspirations of the population. When viewed with other indicators, such as Educational Qualifications and Individual Income, Occupation is a key measure for evaluating Raumati Beach East's socio-economic status and skill base. The occupations held by a workforce are linked to a range of factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in the area;
  • The educational qualification levels of the population; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the population.

Please note: Stats NZ has given Occupation data for the 2018 Census a quality rating of "moderate". This indicates there may be some minor issues looking at the comparisons to 2013 and 2006. Users should avoid concluding that any change in the categories is purely due to real world change. See Stats NZ’s DataInfo+ for specific information on what this rating means and recommendations for use.


Derived from the Census questions:

'In the job that you worked the most hours in, what was your occupation?'

Occupation of employment
Raumati Beach East20182013Change
OccupationNumber%Paraparaumu North %Number%Paraparaumu North %2013 to 2018
Technicians and trades workers13512.912.510512.011.2+30
Community and personal service workers11110.69.19611.08.1+15
Clerical and administrative workers10810.314.5819.316.2+27
Sales workers10810.310.98710.011.4+21
Machinery operators and drivers454.33.9182.13.9+27
Not stated / included------515.83.9-51
Total employed population aged 15+1,050100.0100.0873100.0100.0+177
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2013 and 2018. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.
Stats NZ data quality rating: Moderate
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 / included" category in 2018, and users should use caution when comparing to earlier Census years.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident population in Raumati Beach East in 2018 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (315 people or 30.0%)
  • Managers (165 people or 15.7%)
  • Technicians and trades workers (135 people or 12.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 615 people in total or 58.6% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Paraparaumu North employed 21.3% in Professionals; 19.2% in Managers; and 12.5% in Technicians and trades workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Raumati Beach East and Paraparaumu North were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (30.0% compared to 21.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and administrative workers (10.3% compared to 14.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (15.7% compared to 19.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (6.0% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Raumati Beach East increased by 177 between 2013 and 2018.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2013 and 2018 in Raumati Beach East was for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+99 persons)

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