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South WairarapaCommunity profile

Aorangi Forest

Five year age groups

There were 12 people over the age of 85 living in Aorangi Forest in 2018, with largest age group being 65 to 69 year olds.

The Age Structure of Aorangi Forest provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Aorangi Forest's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future.

Five year age groups present a classic age profile of the population. Each age group covers exactly five years, which enables direct comparison between each group.

To get a more complete picture Aorangi Forest's Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Households and Dwelling Type.


Derived from the Census question:

'When were you born?'

Age structure - Five year age groups
Aorangi Forest20182013Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%South Wairarapa District %Number%South Wairarapa District %2013 to 2018
0 to 4664.55.5967.06.5-30
5 to 91087.36.51057.66.8+3
10 to 14966.56.1906.66.1+6
15 to 19724.94.5634.65.4+9
20 to 24573.93.5664.84.2-9
25 to 29694.74.4423.13.4+27
30 to 34634.34.5604.44.3+3
35 to 39694.75.4997.26.0-30
40 to 441026.96.4906.67.2+12
45 to 491026.97.5906.67.3+12
50 to 541057.17.81239.08.2-18
55 to 591268.68.51057.67.2+21
60 to 641178.07.41178.57.80
65 to 691298.87.71057.67.2+24
70 to 741026.96.4634.64.9+39
75 to 79573.93.9332.43.4+24
80 to 84181.22.2151.12.1+3
85 and over120.81.7120.91.90
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: Very high
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Aorangi Forest in 2018 compared to South Wairarapa District shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a similar proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 18.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 14, and 21.6% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.1% and 21.9% respectively for South Wairarapa District.

The major differences between the age structure of Aorangi Forest and South Wairarapa District were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (8.8% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (4.5% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 80 to 84 (1.2% compared to 2.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (0.8% compared to 1.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2013 to 2018, Aorangi Forest's population increased by 96 people (7.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.36% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Aorangi Forest between 2013 and 2018.

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