Tables About Auckland Region



2006 Census

Legal Marital Status in Auckland Region and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
     
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Never married(3)
 329,268  991,320
Married (not separated)
 448,578  1,414,533
Not married
     Separated(4)
 32,010  108,225
     Divorced
 66,153  222,138
     Widowed(5)
 45,828  174,816
Not elsewhere included(6)
 92,661  249,336
Total  1,014,492  3,160,371

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. The 2006 Census was the first census in which information on civil unions was collected.
3. Includes people never joined in a civil union.
4. Includes people who are still legally married or in a civil union, but permanently separated.
5. Includes bereaved civil union partners.
6. Includes responses classified as 'response unidentifiable', 'not stated' and 'joined in a civil union (not separated)'. For further information, refer to the legal marital status variable on the Information About Data web page: http://www.stats.govt.nz/census

Legal Marital Status of Māori in Auckland Region and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
     
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Never married(3)
 46,923  182,004
Married (not separated)
 21,906  96,546
Not married
     Separated(4)
 4,437  18,312
     Divorced
 5,406  22,023
     Widowed(5)
 2,688  13,701
Not elsewhere included(6)
 7,446  32,820
Total  88,803  365,406

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. The 2006 Census was the first census in which information on civil unions was collected.
3. Includes people never joined in a civil union.
4. Includes people who are still legally married or in a civil union, but permanently separated. 
5. Includes bereaved civil union partners.
6. Includes responses classified as 'response unidentifiable', 'not stated' and 'joined in a civil union (not separated)'. For further information, refer to the legal marital status variable on the Information About Data web page: http://www.stats.govt.nz/census 

1996–2006 Censuses

Legal Marital Status in Auckland Region,(1)(2) 1996–2006 Censuses
     
 
199620012006
Never married(3)
 259,440  285,486  329,268
Married (not separated)
 382,410  400,617  448,578
Not married
     Separated(4)
 25,983  30,786  32,007
     Divorced
 46,608  56,541  66,153
     Widowed(5)
 42,645  45,687  45,828
Not elsewhere included(6)
 66,804  73,953  92,661
Total  823,890  893,067  1,014,495

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. The 2006 Census was the first census in which information on civil unions was collected.
3. Includes people never joined in a civil union.
4. Includes people who are still legally married or in a civil union, but permanently separated.
5. Includes bereaved civil union partners.
6. In 1996 this includes responses classified as 'not specified'; in 2001 it includes 'response unidentifiable' and 'not stated'; in 2006 it includes 'response unidentifiable', 'not stated' and 'joined in a civil union (not separated)'. For further information, refer to the legal marital status variable on the Information About Data web page: http://www.stats.govt.nz/census


Legal Marital Status of Māori in Auckland Region,(1)(2) 1996–2006 Censuses
     
 
199620012006
Never married(3)
 41,793  42,861  46,923
Married (not separated)
 23,769  21,204  21,906
Not married
     Separated(4)
 3,867  4,263  4,437
     Divorced
 4,200  4,722  5,406
     Widowed(5)
 2,373  2,514  2,691
Not elsewhere included(6)
 4,035  5,268  7,443
Total  80,040  80,832  88,806

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. The 2006 Census was the first census in which information on civil unions was collected.
3. Includes people never joined in a civil union.
4. Includes people who are still legally married or in a civil union, but permanently separated. 
5. Includes bereaved civil union partners.
6. In 1996 this includes responses classified as 'not specified'; in 2001 it includes 'response unidentifiable' and 'not stated'; in 2006 it includes 'response unidentifiable', 'not stated' and 'joined in a civil union (not separated)'. For further information, refer to the legal marital status variable on the Information About Data web page: http://www.stats.govt.nz/census

2006 Census

Social Marital Status in Auckland Region and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
     
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Partnered
     Spouse(3)
 434,643  1,381,293
     Other partnership(4)
 112,746  379,956
     Not further defined(5)
 16,689  48,174
     Total  564,078  1,809,423
Non-partnered
      Never married
 237,612  693,597
     Separated(6)
 23,751  78,960
     Divorced
 42,444  137,205
     Widowed
 38,988  147,381
     Not further defined
 32,829  86,733
     Total  375,621  1,143,873
Not elsewhere included(7)
 74,793  207,072
Total  1,014,492  3,160,374

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. The 2006 Census was the first census in which information on civil unions was collected.
3. Applies only to people who are married, not those in civil unions.
4. Living as married, that is, in a consensual union, de facto relationship etc.
5. Includes 'partnered, not further defined'. This also applies to civil unions in the 2006 data. For further information, refer to the social marital status variable on the Information About Data web page: http://www.stats.govt.nz/census
6. Includes people who are still legally married, but permanently separated. For 2006, this includes people in a civil union, but permanently separated.
7. Includes 'not stated' data.

Social Marital Status of Māori in Auckland Region and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
     
          
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Partnered
     Spouse(3)
 21,021  92,943
     Other partnership(4)
 16,722  68,634
     Not further defined(5)
 1,932  8,451
     Total  39,675  170,028
Non-partnered
     Never married
 30,966  117,420
     Separated(6)
 3,186  13,074
     Divorced
 3,357  13,305
     Widowed
 2,076  10,614
     Not further defined
 4,398  18,672
     Total  43,986  173,088
Not elsewhere included(7)
 5,145  22,287
Total  88,806  365,406

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. The 2006 Census was the first census in which information on civil unions was collected.
3. Applies only to people who are married, not those in civil unions.
4. Living as married, that is, in a consensual union, de facto relationship etc.
5. Includes 'partnered, not further defined'. This also applies to civil unions in the 2006 data. For further information, refer to the social marital status variable on the Information About Data web page: http://www.stats.govt.nz/census
6. Includes people who are still legally married, but permanently separated. For 2006, this includes people in a civil union, but permanently separated.
7. Includes 'not stated' data.

1996–2006 Censuses

Social Marital Status in Auckland Region,(1)(2) 1996–2006 Censuses
     
 
199620012006
Partnered
     Spouse(3)
 382,410  388,392  434,643
     Other partnership(4)
 71,628  91,401  112,746
     Not further defined(5)
 2,988  12,384  16,689
     Total  457,029  492,177  564,081
Non-partnered
      Never married
 202,545  211,644  237,612
     Separated(6)
 19,788  22,707  23,751
     Divorced
 31,791  36,363  42,444
     Widowed
 39,867  38,649  38,985
     Not further defined(7)
...  24,237  32,826
     Total  293,991  333,603  375,621
Not elsewhere included(8)
 72,870  67,290  74,796
Total  823,887  893,067  1,014,495

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. The 2006 Census was the first census in which information on civil unions was collected.
3. Applies only to married people, not those in civil unions.
4. Living as married, that is, in a consensual union, de facto relationship etc.
5. Includes 'partnered, not further defined'. Civil union partner is also included in the 2006 data. For further information, refer to the social marital status variable on the Information About Data web page: http://www.stats.govt.nz/census
6. Includes people who are still legally married, but permanently separated. For 2006, this includes people in a civil union, but permanently separated. 
7. No data was produced for this category in 1996.
8. In 1996 this includes 'not specified' data. In 2001 and 2006 it includes 'not stated' data.

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Social Marital Status of Māori in Auckland Region,(1)(2) 1996–2006 Censuses
     
 
199620012006
Partnered
     Spouse(3)
 23,769  20,307  21,021
     Other partnership(4)
 12,300  15,012  16,719
     Not further defined(5)
 609  1,203  1,932
     Total  36,675  36,519  39,675
Non-partnered
     Never married
 30,816  28,713  30,966
     Separated(6)
 2,907  2,943  3,183
     Divorced
 2,730  2,844  3,357
     Widowed
 2,028  1,947  2,079
     Not further defined(7)
...  3,564  4,401
     Total  38,481  40,011  43,986
Not elsewhere included(8)
 4,881  4,302  5,145
Total  80,037  80,832  88,806

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. The 2006 Census was the first census in which information on civil unions was collected.
3. Applies only to people who are married, not those in civil unions.
4. Living as married, that is, in a consensual union, de facto relationship etc.
5. Includes 'partnered, not further defined'. Civil union partner is also included in the 2006 data. For further information, refer to the social marital status variable on the Information About Data web page: http://www.stats.govt.nz/census
6. Includes people who are still legally married but permanently separated. For 2006, this includes people in a civil union, but permanently separated.
7. No data was produced for this category in 1996.
8. In 1996 this includes 'not specified' data. In 2001 and 2006 it includes 'not stated' data.

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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.