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Ruapehu District

Population highlights

Estimated Resident Population,
Ruapehu District
Estimated Resident Population,<br /> Ruapehu District 2019, Ruapehu District: 12,750 2018, Ruapehu District: 12,650 2017, Ruapehu District: 12,700 2016, Ruapehu District: 12,500 2015, Ruapehu District: 12,450 2014, Ruapehu District: 12,450 2013, Ruapehu District: 12,450 2012, Ruapehu District: 12,600 2011, Ruapehu District: 12,950 2010, Ruapehu District: 13,150 2009, Ruapehu District: 13,350 2008, Ruapehu District: 13,450 2007, Ruapehu District: 13,700 2006, Ruapehu District: 14,050 2005, Ruapehu District: 14,200 2004, Ruapehu District: 14,500 2003, Ruapehu District: 14,750 2002, Ruapehu District: 14,800 2001, Ruapehu District: 15,000 2000, Ruapehu District: 15,550 1999, Ruapehu District: 16,000 1998, Ruapehu District: 16,500 1997, Ruapehu District: 16,900 1996, Ruapehu District: 17,300
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Subnational Population Estimates – information releases for 30th June 2013 and earlier issues. Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.

Ruapehu District 2018

No significant change since previous Census (less than ±0.5%)
Increased since previous Census
Decreased since previous Census
Median Age
37.7

Manawatu-Wanganui Region 39.3

New Zealand 38.0

Otorohanga District 36.9

Tararua District 41.4

Average household size
2.48 (-0.20)

Manawatu-Wanganui Region 2.48

New Zealand 2.66

Otorohanga District 2.66

Tararua District 2.44

Couples with children
37% (-4.9%)

Manawatu-Wanganui Region 37%

New Zealand 41%

Otorohanga District 41%

Tararua District 37%

Households with a mortgage
25% (1.3%)

Manawatu-Wanganui Region 31%

New Zealand 32%

Otorohanga District 30%

Tararua District 32%

Medium and high density housing
6% (0.2%)

Manawatu-Wanganui Region 11%

New Zealand 17%

Otorohanga District 3%

Tararua District 5%

Households renting
34% (3.5%)

Manawatu-Wanganui Region 28%

New Zealand 29%

Otorohanga District 25%

Tararua District 23%

Public transport (to work)
0% (-0.1%)

Manawatu-Wanganui Region 1%

New Zealand 4%

Otorohanga District 0%

Tararua District 0%

Walked, jogged, cycled to work
10% (-1.5%)

Manawatu-Wanganui Region 9%

New Zealand 8%

Otorohanga District 6%

Tararua District 7%

Higher degree
2% (0.8%)

Manawatu-Wanganui Region 4%

New Zealand 6%

Otorohanga District 2%

Tararua District 2%

Māori descent
40% (3.1%)

Manawatu-Wanganui Region 21%

New Zealand 16%

Otorohanga District 27%

Tararua District 22%

Overseas born
8% (1.2%)

Manawatu-Wanganui Region 13%

New Zealand 24%

Otorohanga District 9%

Tararua District 7%

Low income households
28% (-0.9%)

Manawatu-Wanganui Region 24%

New Zealand 19%

Otorohanga District 18%

Tararua District 25%

Unemployed
8.1% (3.1%)

Manawatu-Wanganui Region 7.8%

New Zealand 7.1%

Otorohanga District 5.7%

Tararua District 6.1%

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