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Upper Hutt City

Birthplace

In 2018, 21.2% of Upper Hutt City's population was born overseas, compared to 26.9% in Wellington Region.

Country of Birth data identifies where people were born and is indicative of the level of cultural diversity in Upper Hutt City. The mix of Country of Birth groups is also indicative of historical settlement patterns, as source countries for New Zealand's immigration program have varied significantly over time.

To get a more complete picture of cultural and ethnic characteristics, Upper Hutt City's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Ethnicity statistics, Māori Descent statistics, Languages Spoken data and Religion data.

Q:

Derived from the Census question:

'Which country were you born in?'.

Note: This page includes data from the 2018 Census. Between 2013 and 2018, the geographical classification was changed, and with it many boundaries were altered. As a result, you may see different small area options when comparing to pages that do not yet show 2018 data. Learn more.

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Upper Hutt City20182013Change
Country of birthNumber%Wellington Region %Number%Wellington Region %2013 to 2018
United Kingdom3,2917.57.23,3008.27.4-9
South Africa8401.91.36331.61.0+207
India7411.72.23480.91.5+393
Australia5971.41.74951.21.5+102
Philippines5581.31.33901.01.0+168
China, People's Republic of3270.71.72220.61.3+105
Samoa3150.71.52760.71.6+39
Fiji2700.60.82040.50.8+66
Netherlands2460.60.42730.70.5-27
United States of America1710.40.91500.40.7+21
Show all (53 entries)
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

Excludes countries with fewer than 12 people.

Birthplace - Summary
Upper Hutt City20182013Change
Country of birthNumber%Wellington Region %Number%Wellington Region %2013 to 2018
New Zealand34,20977.872.130,07875.170.6+4,131
Overseas born9,32121.226.97,71019.324.0+1,611
Not stated / included4321.01.02,2535.65.4-1,821
Total43,962100.0100.040,041100.0100.0+3,921
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

Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Upper Hutt City in 2018 compared to Wellington Region shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas

Overall, 21.2% of the population was born overseas, compared to 26.9% for Wellington Region.

There were no major differences between Upper Hutt City and Wellington Region in 2018.

Emerging groups

Between 2013 and 2018, the number of people born overseas increased by 1,611 or 20.9%.

The largest changes in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2013 and 2018 were for those born in:

  • India (+393 persons)
  • South Africa (+207 persons)
  • Philippines (+168 persons)
  • China, People's Republic of (+105 persons)

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