Tables About Horowhenua District



Ethnic group

2006 Census

Ethnic Groups in Horowhenua District and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
Ethnic groups
     
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
European
 21,555  2,609,589
Māori
 6,075  565,326
Pacific peoples
 1,011  265,974
Asian
 765  354,552
Middle Eastern/Latin American/African(3)
 69  34,743
Other ethnicity(4)
     New Zealander
 3,393  429,426
     Other ethnicity–other
 3  1,491
     Total  3,396  430,881
Total people  28,965  3,860,163

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count.
2. Includes all of the people who stated each ethnic group, whether as their only ethnic group or as one of several ethnic groups. Where a person reported more than one ethnic group, they have been counted in each applicable group. 
3. 'Middle Eastern, Latin American and African' was introduced as a new category for the 2006 Census. Previously, Middle Eastern, Latin American and African responses were allocated to the 'other ethnicity' category.
4. 'Other ethnicity' includes responses for a number of small ethnic groups and for 'New Zealander.' For 2006, New Zealander responses made the largest contribution towards the 'other ethnicity' category. 

2001–2006 Censuses

Ethnic Groups in Horowhenua District,(1)(2) 2001–2006 Censuses
Ethnic groups
     
 
20012006
European
 24,552  21,555
Māori
 5,793  6,078
Pacific peoples
 918  1,011
Asian
 663  765
Middle Eastern/Latin American/African(3)
 45  69
Other ethnicity(4)
     New Zealander
...  3,393
     Other ethnicity–other
C  3
     Total  6  3,396
Total people  28,989  28,965

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count.
2. Includes all of the people who stated each ethnic group, whether as their only ethnic group or as one of several ethnic groups. Where a person reported more than one ethnic group, they have been counted in each applicable group.
3. 'Middle Eastern, Latin American and African' was introduced as a new category for the 2006 Census. Previously Middle Eastern, Latin American and African responses were allocated to the 'other ethnicity' category.
4. 'New Zealander' was included as a new category for the 2006 Census. New Zealander responses form part of the 'other ethnicity' category. For 2006, New Zealander responses made the largest contribution towards the 'other ethnicity' category. For 2001, New Zealander was counted in the 'European' category.

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Birthplace

2006 Census

Birthplace of People in Horowhenua District and New Zealand,(1) 2006 Census
     
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
New Zealand
 25,074  2,960,217
Australia(2)
 396  62,742
Pacific Islands(3)
 414  135,852
UK and Ireland
 1,833  251,688
Europe, excl UK and Ireland
 330  68,067
North America
 84  26,940
Asia
 429  251,130
Other
 129  83,121
Not elsewhere included(4)
 1,176  188,187
Total  29,865  4,027,947
 
1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count.
2. Includes Australian territories.
3. Includes Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia.
4. Includes 'inadequately described' and 'not stated' responses.

 

Birthplace of Māori in Horowhenua District and New Zealand,(1) 2006 Census
     
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
New Zealand
 5,910  547,302
Australia(2)
 60  5,973
Pacific Islands(3)
 3  540
UK and Ireland
 9  1,026
Europe, excl UK and Ireland
 0  165
North America
 3  432
Asia
 0  480
Other
 3  111
Not elsewhere included(4)
 93  9,294
Total  6,078  565,326

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count.
2. Includes Australian territories.
3. Includes Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia.
4. Includes 'inadequately described' and 'not stated' responses. 

1996–2006 Censuses

Birthplace of People in Horowhenua District,(1) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
New Zealand
 25,845  25,710  25,074
Australia(2)
 378  372  399
Pacific Islands(3)
 321  402  414
UK and Ireland
 1,791  1,707  1,833
Europe, excl UK and Ireland
 321  309  330
North America
 63  54  84
Asia
 369  375  432
Other
 78  102  129
Not elsewhere included(4)
 987  792  1,176
Total  30,147  29,823  29,868

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count.
2. Includes Australian territories.
3. Includes Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia.
4. The 1996 data includes 'not elsewhere classified'. The 2001 and 2006 data includes 'inadequately described' and 'not stated' responses.

Birthplace of Māori in Horowhenua District,(1) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
New Zealand
 5,517  5,655  5,910
Australia(2)
 39  45  60
Pacific Islands(3)
 6  12  0
UK and Ireland
 3  6  9
Europe, excl UK and Ireland
 0  0  0
North America
 0  6  3
Asia
 0  6  0
Other
 0  0  0
Not elsewhere included(4)
 96  66  93
Total  5,658  5,793  6,078

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count.
2. Includes Australian territories.
3. Includes Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia.
4. The 1996 data includes 'not elsewhere classified'. The 2001 and 2006 data includes 'inadequately described' and 'not stated' responses.
 

Languages spoken

2006 Census

Languages Spoken in Horowhenua District and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
English
 27,858  3,673,626
Māori
 1,536  157,110
Samoan
 357  85,428
NZ Sign Language
 234  24,090
Other
 1,398  509,358
None(3)
 621  75,567
Total people  28,818  3,830,757

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count.
2. Includes all of the people who stated each language spoken, whether as their only language or as one of several languages. Where a person reported more than one language spoken, they have been counted in each applicable group.
3. Includes people who were 'too young to talk' or 'unable to speak a language'.


Languages Spoken by Māori in Horowhenua District and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
English
 5,724  530,892
Māori
 1,308  131,613
Samoan
 15  3,693
NZ Sign Language
 54  5,538
Other
 51  9,264
None(3)
 183  15,576
Total people  5,982  554,355

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count.
2. Includes all of the people who stated each language spoken, whether as their only language or as one of several languages. Where a person reported more than one language spoken, they have been counted in each applicable group.
3. Includes people who were 'too young to talk' or 'unable to speak a language'. 

1996–2006 Censuses

Languages Spoken in Horowhenua District,(1)(2) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
English
 27,756  27,795  27,855
Māori
 1,497  1,515  1,536
Samoan
 360  429  354
NZ Sign Language
 285  276  234
Other
 1,155  1,230  1,398
None(3)
 1,029  807  621
Total people  29,181  28,899  28,821

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count.
2. Includes all of the people who stated each language spoken, whether as their only language or as one of several languages. Where a person reported more than one language spoken, they have been counted in each applicable group.
3. Includes people who were 'too young to talk' or 'unable to speak a language'.

Languages Spoken by Māori in Horowhenua District,(1)(2) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
English
 5,160  5,415  5,724
Māori
 1,275  1,251  1,308
Samoan
 33  33  15
NZ Sign Language
 69  60  54
Other
 51  63  51
None(3)
 297  225  183
Total people  5,577  5,712  5,985

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count.
2. Includes all of the people who stated each language spoken, whether as their only language or as one of several languages. Where a person reported more than one language spoken, they have been counted in each applicable group.
3. Includes people who were 'too young to talk' or 'unable to speak a language'. 

Number of languages spoken

2006 Census

Number of Languages Spoken in Horowhenua District and New Zealand,(1) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
None(2)
 618  75,195
One
 25,176  3,083,904
Two
 2,676  562,446
Three
 261  83,400
Four
 72  19,281
Five
 15  5,055
Six
 6  1,476
Not elsewhere included(3)
 1,047  197,187
Total  29,865  4,027,947

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count.
2. Includes people who were 'too young to talk' or 'unable to speak a language'.
3. Includes responses that were classified as 'response unidentifiable', 'response outside scope' and 'not stated'.

Number of Languages Spoken by Māori in Horowhenua District and New Zealand,(1) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
None(2)
 180  15,462
One
 4,518  407,094
Two
 1,221  122,469
Three
 54  7,128
Four
 6  1,587
Five
 0  381
Six
 0  231
Not elsewhere included(3)
 96  10,971
Total  6,075  565,329

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count.
2. Includes people who were 'too young to talk' or 'unable to speak a language'.
3. Includes responses that were classified as 'response unidentifiable', 'response outside scope' and 'not stated'. 

1996–2006 Censuses

Number of Languages Spoken in Horowhenua District,(1) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
None(2)
 1,026  798  618
One
 25,410  25,161  25,176
Two
 2,454  2,589  2,676
Three
 228  255  261
Four
 48  78  72
Five
 9  15  15
Six
 3  3  6
Not elsewhere included(3)
 972  924  1,047
Total  30,150  29,823  29,868

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count.
2. Includes people who were 'too young to talk' or 'unable to speak a language'.
3. Data for 1996 includes responses that were classified as 'not applicable' and 'not specified'. The 2006 and 2001 data includes 'response unidentifiable', 'response outside scope' and 'not stated'.

Number of Languages Spoken by Māori in Horowhenua District,(1) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
None(2)
 297  222  180
One
 4,047  4,251  4,518
Two
 1,152  1,152  1,221
Three
 63  63  54
Four
 12  18  6
Five
 3  3  0
Six
 0  3  0
Not elsewhere included(3)
 87  81  93
Total  5,661  5,796  6,078

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count.
2. Includes people who were 'too young to talk' or 'unable to speak a language'.
3. Data for 1996 includes responses that were classified as 'not applicable' and 'not specified'. The 2006 and 2001 data includes 'response unidentifiable', 'response outside scope' and 'not stated'.

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 tables.