QuickStats About Hillcrest West



Ethnic groups, birthplace and languages spoken

Total population

Ethnic groups

  • The most common ethnic group in Hillcrest West is European, compared with European for Waikato Region as a whole.

 

Ethnic Groups in Hillcrest West, 2006 Census
 Percent
European55.7
Māori11.0
Pacific peoples3.2
Asian27.7
Middle Eastern/Latin American/African1.5
Other ethnicity10.0

Symbol:
C confidential

 

Ethnic Groups in Waikato Region, 2006 Census
 Percent
European70.4
Māori21.0
Pacific peoples3.2
Asian5.0
Middle Eastern/Latin American/African0.7
Other ethnicity11.5

Symbol:
C confidential 

Birthplace

  • 40.2 percent of people in Hillcrest West were born overseas, compared with 16.0 percent for Waikato Region as a whole.
  • For people born overseas who are now living in Hillcrest West, the most common birthplace was Asia, compared with the UK and Ireland for all of Waikato Region.

 Languages spoken

  • English is the most commonly spoken language in Hillcrest West.
  • 3.7 percent of people in Hillcrest West speak Māori, compared with 6.1 percent of people for all of Waikato Region.
  • New Zealand Sign Language is used by 0.5 percent of people in Hillcrest West, compared with 0.6 percent of people for all of Waikato Region.
  • 68.1 percent of people in Hillcrest West speak only one language, compared with 84.3 percent of people for all of Waikato Region.

Note: This data has been randomly rounded to protect confidentiality. Individual figures may not add up to totals, and values for the same data may vary in different text, tables and graphs. For areas with small populations, the data may not look as expected because of this rounding.