QuickStats About Chatham Islands Territory

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Total population

  • The median age (half are younger, and half older, than this age) is 36.8 years for people in Chatham Islands Territory. For New Zealand as a whole, the median age is 35.9 years.
  • 8.8 percent of people in Chatham Islands Territory are aged 65 years and over, compared with 12.3 percent of the total New Zealand population.
  • 23.0 percent of people are aged under 15 years in Chatham Islands Territory, compared with 21.5 percent for all of New Zealand.

An error was found in the calculation for median age for the total population in this publication. The median age figure for this group replaces the figure previously published on 28 September 2007.

For areas with small populations, median age should be treated with caution.

 

Total Population (Age group and sex)
Chatham Islands Territory, 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 31.9 years in Chatham Islands Territory, compared with a median of 22.7 years for all Māori in New Zealand.
  • 7.4 percent of Māori are aged 65 years and over in Chatham Islands Territory, compared with 4.1 percent of New Zealand's Māori population.
  • 27.9 percent of Māori in Chatham Islands Territory are aged under 15 years, compared with 35.4 percent for all Māori in New Zealand.  

Māori Population (Age group and sex)
Chatham Islands Territory, 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.