QuickStats About Kapiti Coast District



Total population

  • The median age (half are younger, and half older, than this age) is 44.3 years for people in Kapiti Coast District. For New Zealand as a whole, the median age is 35.9 years.
  • 23.3 percent of people in Kapiti Coast District are aged 65 years and over, compared with 12.3 percent of the total New Zealand population.
  • 19.4 percent of people are aged under 15 years in Kapiti Coast District, compared with 21.5 percent for all of New Zealand.

An error was found in the calculation for median age for both the total population and the Māori ethnic group population in this publication. The median age figures for these two groups replace those previously published on 28 September 2007.

 

Total Population (Age group and sex)
Kapiti Coast District, 2006 Census
Graph showing Total Population (Age Group and Sex)
 

Total Population (Age group and sex)
New Zealand, 2006 Census
Graph showing Total Population (Age Group and Sex)

Māori ethnic population

  • The median age of Māori (half are younger, and half older, than this age) is 22.0 years in Kapiti Coast District, compared with a median of 22.7 years for all Māori in New Zealand.
  • 5.6 percent of Māori are aged 65 years and over in Kapiti Coast District, compared with 4.1 percent of New Zealand's Māori population.
  • 36.4 percent of Māori in Kapiti Coast District are aged under 15 years, compared with 35.4 percent for all Māori in New Zealand.  

Māori Population (Age group and sex)
Kapiti Coast District, 2006 Census
Graph showing Māori Population (Age Group  and Sex)

Māori Population (Age group and sex)
New Zealand, 2006 Census
Graph showing Māori Population (Age Group and Sex)

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.