QuickStats About West Coast Region

Income



Total population aged 15 years and over

  • For people aged 15 years and over, the median income (half earn more, and half less, than this amount) in West Coast Region is $20,400. This compares with a median of $24,400 for all of New Zealand.
  • 49.4 percent of people aged 15 years and over in West Coast Region have an annual income of $20,000 or less, compared with 43.2 percent of people for New Zealand as a whole.
  • In West Coast Region, 12.8 percent of people aged 15 years and over have an annual income of more than $50,000, compared with 18.0 percent of people throughout New Zealand.

Income for People Aged 15 Years and Over
West Coast Region and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Graph showing Income for People Aged 15 Years and Over

Māori ethnic population aged 15 years and over

  • For Māori aged 15 years and over, the median income (half earn more, and half less, than this amount) in West Coast Region is $19,100, compared with a median of $20,900 for all Māori in New Zealand.
  • In West Coast Region, 52.2 percent of Māori aged 15 years and over have an annual income of $20,000 or less, compared with 48.3 percent of Māori throughout New Zealand.
  • 8.1 percent of Māori aged 15 years and over in West Coast Region have an annual income of more than $50,000, compared with 10.2 percent of all Māori in Zealand.

Income for Māori Aged 15 Years and Over
West Coast Region and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Graph showing Income for Māori Aged 15 Years and Over

Note: The Māori ethnic population is the count for people of the Māori ethnic group. It includes those people who stated Māori as being either their sole ethnic group or one of several ethnic groups.

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.