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In 2018, 18.6% of Pataua's population was born overseas, compared to 16.9% in Whangarei District Council.

Country of Birth data identifies where people were born and is indicative of the level of cultural diversity in Pataua. 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, Pataua's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Ethnicity statistics, Māori Descent statistics, Languages Spoken data and Religion data.

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Derived from the Census question:

'Which country were you born in?'.

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Birthplace - Ranked by size
Pataua20182013Change
Country of birthNumber%Whangarei District Council %Number%Whangarei District Council %2013 to 2018
United Kingdom1539.76.01148.96.3+39
Australia332.11.9272.11.7+6
South Africa241.51.4120.91.1+12
Germany211.30.4181.40.4+3
United States of America181.10.5120.90.5+6
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
Pataua20182013Change
Country of birthNumber%Whangarei District Council %Number%Whangarei District Council %2013 to 2018
New Zealand1,27280.581.897575.876.9+297
Overseas born29418.616.923718.415.2+57
Not stated / included150.91.3755.87.8-60
Total1,581100.0100.01,287100.0100.0+294
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 Pataua in 2018 compared to Whangarei District Council shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas

Overall, 18.6% of the population was born overseas, compared to 16.9% for Whangarei District Council.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Pataua and Whangarei District Council was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (9.7% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2013 and 2018, the number of people born overseas increased by 57 or 24.1%.

There were no major differences in Pataua between 2013 and 2018.

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