Tables About Hawke's Bay Region

Cultural diversity



Ethnic group

2006 Census

Ethnic Groups in Hawke's Bay Region and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
Ethnic groups
     
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
European
 97,725  2,609,589
Māori
 33,555  565,329
Pacific peoples
 5,265  265,974
Asian
 3,513  354,549
Middle Eastern/Latin American/African(3)
 564  34,746
Other ethnicity(4)
     New Zealander
 18,105  429,429
     Other ethnicity–other
 33  1,491
     Total  18,135  430,881
Total people  142,707  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 Hawke's Bay Region,(1)(2) 2001–2006 Censuses
Ethnic groups
     
 
20012006
European
 110,049  97,728
Māori
 32,085  33,555
Pacific peoples
 4,710  5,265
Asian
 2,937  3,513
Middle Eastern/Latin American/African(3)
 300  567
Other ethnicity(4)
     New Zealander
...  18,105
     Other ethnicity–other
 12  33
     Total  12  18,135
Total people  137,613  142,710

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 Hawke's Bay Region and New Zealand,(1) 2006 Census
     
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
New Zealand
 123,090  2,960,217
Australia(2)
 1,917  62,742
Pacific Islands(3)
 2,070  135,852
UK and Ireland
 8,106  251,688
Europe, excl UK and Ireland
 1,728  68,067
North America
 603  26,940
Asia
 2,265  251,133
Other
 1,659  83,121
Not elsewhere included(4)
 6,351  188,187
Total  147,783  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 Hawke's Bay Region and New Zealand,(1) 2006 Census
     
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
New Zealand
 32,496  547,302
Australia(2)
 285  5,973
Pacific Islands(3)
 18  543
UK and Ireland
 39  1,026
Europe, excl UK and Ireland
 9  165
North America
 15  432
Asia
 15  480
Other
 3  111
Not elsewhere included(4)
 678  9,294
Total  33,558  565,329

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 Hawke's Bay Region,(1) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
New Zealand
 121,350  121,677  123,087
Australia(2)
 1,743  1,752  1,917
Pacific Islands(3)
 1,287  2,037  2,067
UK and Ireland
 7,599  7,257  8,109
Europe, excl UK and Ireland
 1,386  1,500  1,728
North America
 420  435  606
Asia
 1,413  1,968  2,262
Other
 549  873  1,659
Not elsewhere included(4)
 7,044  5,442  6,348
Total  142,788  142,950  147,783

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 Hawke's Bay Region,(1) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
New Zealand
 30,786  31,401  32,496
Australia(2)
 186  222  285
Pacific Islands(3)
 33  18  18
UK and Ireland
 36  30  39
Europe, excl UK and Ireland
 6  9  12
North America
 9  6  15
Asia
 12  21  18
Other
 0  0  3
Not elsewhere included(4)
 585  387  678
Total  31,650  32,085  33,555

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 Hawke's Bay Region and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
English
 136,737  3,673,626
Māori
 9,687  157,113
Samoan
 1,596  85,428
NZ Sign Language
 942  24,090
Other
 7,662  509,358
None(3)
 2,457  75,567
Total people  140,847  3,830,760

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 Hawke's Bay Region and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
English
 31,128  530,892
Māori
 8,490  131,613
Samoan
 153  3,693
NZ Sign Language
 324  5,538
Other
 372  9,264
None(3)
 840  15,576
Total people  32,550  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 Hawke's Bay Region,(1)(2) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
English
 130,368  132,390  136,734
Māori
 9,645  9,849  9,687
Samoan
 981  1,590  1,596
NZ Sign Language
 1,104  1,173  942
Other
 5,580  6,351  7,662
None(3)
 3,564  2,646  2,457
Total people  135,636  136,575  140,847

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 Hawke's Bay Region,(1)(2) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
English
 28,758  30,024  31,128
Māori
 8,586  8,550  8,490
Samoan
 180  171  153
NZ Sign Language
 348  408  324
Other
 327  348  375
None(3)
 1,386  975  840
Total people  31,035  31,497  32,550

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 Hawke's Bay Region and New Zealand,(1) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
None(2)
 2,445  75,195
One
 121,191  3,083,904
Two
 15,066  562,446
Three
 1,599  83,403
Four
 399  19,281
Five
 105  5,055
Six
 45  1,476
Not elsewhere included(3)
 6,933  197,190
Total  147,783  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 Hawke's Bay Region and New Zealand,(1) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
None(2)
 831  15,462
One
 23,529  407,094
Two
 7,698  122,469
Three
 378  7,128
Four
 81  1,587
Five
 21  381
Six
 12  231
Not elsewhere included(3)
 1,005  10,971
Total  33,555  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 Hawke's Bay Region,(1) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
None(2)
 3,552  2,619  2,445
One
 117,261  117,693  121,191
Two
 13,164  14,199  15,066
Three
 1,275  1,548  1,599
Four
 270  438  399
Five
 81  57  102
Six
 30  27  45
Not elsewhere included(3)
 7,155  6,372  6,933
Total  142,788  142,947  147,783

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 Hawke's Bay Region,(1) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
None(2)
 1,380  960  831
One
 21,627  22,179  23,529
Two
 7,548  7,827  7,698
Three
 378  411  378
Four
 72  87  81
Five
 18  24  21
Six
 9  9  12
Not elsewhere included(3)
 618  591  1,008
Total  31,650  32,085  33,555

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.