idc-logo
svg rectangle color
Napier CityCommunity profile

Napier City

Individual income quartiles

In Napier City, the 'Medium lowest' income quartile was the largest group in 2018, comprising 31.3% of people aged 15+.

Napier City's income statistics are an indicator of socio-economic status. With other data sources, such as Household Income, Educational Qualifications and Occupation, they help tell the story of the area's economic opportunities and socio-economic status. Individual income levels are not comparable over time because of the influences of economic change such as wage level fluctuations and inflation. The income quartile method is the most objective method of comparing change in the income profile of a community over time.

A detailed explanation of how Individual Income quartiles are calculated and interpreted is available in specific data notes.

Q:

Derived from the Census question:

'From all sources of income identified, what will the total income be:

  • that you got yourself
  • before tax or anything was taken out of it
  • in the 12 months that will end on 31 March 2018'

Note: This page currently presents only territorial level data, along with regional and national benchmarks. Small area analysis will not be uploaded until the 2013 and 2006 datasets become available.

reset
Individual income quartiles
Napier City20182013Change
Quartile groupNumber%New Zealand %Number%New Zealand %2013 to 2018
Lowest group11,16022.425.09,32622.525.0+1,834
Medium lowest15,60331.325.012,92831.225.0+2,675
Medium highest12,85025.725.010,67225.725.0+2,178
Highest group10,30420.625.08,52520.625.0+1,779
Total persons aged 15+49,917100.0100.041,451100.0100.0+8,466
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 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
Individual income - Quartile group dollar ranges
Calculated from income data for New ZealandAnnual income by Census year
Individual quartile ranges201820132006
Lowest group$0 to $15,211$0 to $12,825$0 to $11,398
Medium lowest$15,212 to $31,824$12,826 to $28,474$11,399 to $24,402
Medium highest$31,825 to $58,030$28,475 to $52,637$24,403 to $42,449
Highest group$58,031 and over$52,638 and over$42,450 and over

Dominant groups

Income quartiles allow us to compare relative income-earning capabilities across time. Analysis of the distribution of the population by income quartile in Napier City compared to New Zealand shows that there was a lesser proportion of persons in the highest income quartile, as well as a lesser proportion in the lowest income quartile.

Emerging groups

The most significant change in Napier City between 2013 and 2018 was in the Medium lowest quartile which showed an increase of 2,675 persons.

DISCLAIMER: While all due care has been taken to ensure that the content of this website is accurate and current, there may be errors or omissions in it and no legal responsibility is accepted for the information and opinions in this website.

Please view our Privacy Policy, Terms of use and Legal notices. Stats NZ Data and the copyright in the Stats NZ Data remains the property of the Statistics New Zealand.

The copyright in the way .id has modified, transformed or reconfigured the Stats NZ Data as published on this website remains the property of .id. Stats NZ Data can be accessed on the Statistics New Zealand website at www.stats.govt.nz. Unless otherwise specified, content that Stats NZ produce is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence. For further information see https://www.stats.govt.nz/about-us/copyright/.