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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Te Pahu

Population and dwellings

Number of people counted

  • 1,269 people usually live in Te Pahu. This is an increase of 75 people, or 6.3 percent, since the 2006 Census.
  • Te Pahu has 2.7 percent of Waipa District's population.

Population of Te Pahu and Waipa District
2013 Census
 
Sex Te Pahu Waipa District
Male 642 22,542
Female 627 24,126
Total people 1,269 46,668

Source: Statistics New Zealand


Note: All figures are for the census usually resident population count.

Number of dwellings counted

  • There are 462 occupied dwellings and 36 unoccupied dwellings in Te Pahu.
  • For Waipa District as a whole, there are 17,670 occupied dwellings and 1,170 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 0 dwellings under construction in Te Pahu, and 129 under construction in Waipa District.

Note: This time series is irregular. Because the 2011 Census was cancelled after the Canterbury earthquake on 22 February 2011, the gap between this census and the last one is seven years. The change in the data between 2006 and 2013 may be greater than in the usual five-year gap between censuses. Be careful when comparing trends.

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. For areas with small populations, the data may not look as expected because of this rounding.


Age and sex

Total population

  • The median age (half are younger, and half older, than this age) is 41.4 years for people in Te Pahu. The median age in Waipa District is 40.6 years.
  • 9.0 percent of people in Te Pahu are aged 65 years and over, compared with 16.2 percent of the total Waipa District population.
  • 23.3 percent of people are aged under 15 years in Te Pahu, compared with 21.3 percent for all of Waipa District.

Broad age group and sex of people
Te Pahu
2013 Census
Graph, Broad age group and sex of people, selected area unit, 2013 Census.


Broad age group and sex of people
Waipa District
2013 Census
Graph, Broad age group and sex of people, selected territorial area, 2013 Census.


Note: Total population figures are for the census usually resident population count.

Some percentages may be too small to show on graph.

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. For areas with small populations, the data may not look as expected because of this rounding.


Cultural diversity

Ethnic groups

  • The most common ethnic group in Te Pahu is European, compared with European for Waipa District as a whole.

Ethnic groups in Te Pahu and Waipa District
2013 Census
 
Ethnic group(1) Te Pahu (percent) Waipa District (percent)
European 93.8 88.7
Māori 7.6 13.8
Pacific peoples 0.2 1.2
Asian 0.7 2.7
Middle Eastern, Latin American, African 0.2 0.4
Other ethnicity 3.0 1.9

1. Includes all people who stated each ethnic group, whether as their only ethnic group or as one of several. Where a person reported more than one ethnic group, they have been counted in each applicable group. As a result percentages do not add up to 100.
Source: Statistics New Zealand


Birthplace

  • 14.3 percent of people in Te Pahu were born overseas, compared with 17.5 percent for Waipa District as a whole.
  • For people born overseas who are now living in Te Pahu, the most common birthplace was UK and Ireland, compared with UK and Ireland for people born overseas in all of Waipa District.

Languages spoken

  • After English, the next most common language spoken in Te Pahu is te reo Māori, which was spoken by 2.5 percent of people. For Waipa District as a whole, the most common language apart from English is te reo Māori, spoken by 2.9 percent of people.
  • New Zealand Sign Language is used by less than one percent of people in Te Pahu, compared with less than one percent of people for all of Waipa District.
  • 92.1 percent of people in Te Pahu speak only one language, compared with 89.7 percent of people for all of Waipa District.

Note: All figures are for the census usually resident population count.

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. For areas with small populations, the data may not look as expected because of this rounding.


Relationship status

Total population aged 15 years and over

  • 28.0 percent of people aged 15 years and over living in Te Pahu have never married, 59.0 percent are married, and 12.7 percent are separated, divorced or widowed.
  • 35.3 percent of people in Te Pahu aged 15 years and over who have never been married live with a partner.

Legally registered relationship status for people aged 15 years and over
Te Pahu and Waipa District
2013 Census
Graph, Legally registered relationship status for people aged 15 years and over, selected area unit and territorial authority, 2013 Census.


Note: Total population figures are for the census usually resident population count.

Some percentages may be too small to show on graph.

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. For areas with small populations, the data may not look as expected because of this rounding.


Qualifications

Total population aged 15 years and over

  • 80.8 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Te Pahu have a formal qualification, compared with 76.8 percent in Waipa District.
  • In Te Pahu, 18.3 percent of people aged 15 years and over held a bachelor's degree or higher as their highest qualification, compared with 15.7 percent for Waipa District as a whole.

Highest qualification for people aged 15 years and over
Te Pahu and Waipa District
2013 Census
Graph, Highest qualification for people aged 15 years and over, selected area unit and territorial authority, 2013 Census.


Note: Total population figures are for the census usually resident population count.

Some percentages may be too small to show on graph.

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. For areas with small populations, the data may not look as expected because of this rounding.


Work

Total population aged 15 years and over

  • The unemployment rate in Te Pahu is 2.9 percent for people aged 15 years and over, compared with 4.9 percent for all of Waipa District.
  • The most common occupational group in Te Pahu is 'managers', and 'managers' is the most common occupational group in Waipa District.

Occupation for employed people aged 15 years and over
Te Pahu and Waipa District
2013 Census
Graph, Occupation for employed people aged 15 years and over, selected area unit and territorial authority, 2013 Census.


Note: Total population figures are for the census usually resident population count.

Some percentages may be too small to show on graph.

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. For areas with small populations, the data may not look as expected because of this rounding.


Income

Total population aged 15 years and over

  • For people aged 15 years and over, the median income (half earn more, and half less, than this amount) in Te Pahu is $36,800. This compares with a median of $32,000 for all of Waipa District.
  • 29.5 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Te Pahu have an annual income of $20,000 or less, compared with 33.3 percent of people for Waipa District as a whole.
  • In Te Pahu, 34.8 percent of people aged 15 years and over have an annual income of more than $50,000, compared with 29.4 percent of people in Waipa District.

Total personal income for people aged 15 years and over
Te Pahu and Waipa District
2013 Census
Graph, Total personal income for people aged 15 years and over, selected area unit and territorial authority, 2013 Census.


Note: Total population figures are for the census usually resident population count.

Some percentages may be too small to show on graph.

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. For areas with small populations, the data may not look as expected because of this rounding.


Families

Family type

  • Couples with children make up 47.6 percent of all families in Te Pahu, while couples without children make up 43.7 percent of all families.
  • In Waipa District, couples with children make up 41.1 percent of all families, while couples without children make up 43.7 percent of all families.
  • 8.7 percent of families in Te Pahu are one parent with children families, while one parent with children families make up 15.2 percent of families for Waipa District as a whole.

Family type
Te Pahu and Waipa District
2013 Census
Graph, Family type, selected area unit and territorial authority, 2013 Census.


Note: All figures are for families in occupied private dwellings.

Some percentages may be too small to show on graph.

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. For areas with small populations, the data may not look as expected because of this rounding.


Households

Household composition

  • One-family households make up 80.0 percent of all households in Te Pahu. For Waipa District as a whole, one-family households make up 72.1 percent of all households.
  • In Te Pahu, there are 72 one-person households making up 16.0 percent of all households. In Waipa District, one-person households make up 23.0 percent of all households.
  • The average household size in Te Pahu is 2.7 people, compared with an average of 2.6 people per household for all of Waipa District.

Household composition
Te Pahu and Waipa District
2013 Census
Graph, Household composition, selected area unit and territorial authority, 2013 Census.


Note: All figures are for households in occupied private dwellings.

Some percentages may be too small to show on graph.

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. For areas with small populations, the data may not look as expected because of this rounding.


Phone, fax, and Internet

Access to phones, fax machines, and Internet

  • 83.8 percent of households in Te Pahu have access to the Internet, compared with 76.3 percent of households in Waipa District.
  • In Te Pahu, 84.5 percent of households have access to a cellphone, compared with 84.8 percent of households for Waipa District as a whole.

Access to phones, fax machines, and Internet
Te Pahu and Waipa District
2013 Census
Graph, Access to phones, fax machines, and Internet, selected area unit and territorial authority, 2013 Census.


Note: All figures are for households in occupied private dwellings.

Some percentages may be too small to show on graph.

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. For areas with small populations, the data may not look as expected because of this rounding.


Transport

Access to motor vehicles

  • 27.7 percent of households in Te Pahu have access to three or more motor vehicles, compared with 18.5 percent of all households in Waipa District.

Access to motor vehicles
Te Pahu and Waipa District
2013 Census
Graph, Access to motor vehicles, selected area unit and territorial authority area, 2013 Census.


Note: All figures are for households in occupied private dwellings.

Some percentages may be too small to show on graph.

Main means of travel to work

  • The most common means of travel to work on census day for people in Te Pahu was driving a private car, truck or van (65.6 percent of people who travelled to work used this form of transport).
  • This was followed by driving a company car, truck or van (18.8 percent) and motor cycle or power cycle (7.8 percent).
  • For Waipa District as a whole, the most common means of travel to work was driving a private car, truck or van, followed by driving a company car, truck or van and walking or jogging.

Note: All figures are for the census usually resident population count.

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. For areas with small populations, the data may not look as expected because of this rounding.


Housing

Home ownership

  • In Te Pahu, 76.9 percent of households in occupied private dwellings owned the dwelling or held it in a family trust.
  • For Waipa District as a whole, 69.5 percent of households in occupied private dwellings owned the dwelling or held it in a family trust.
  • For households in Te Pahu who rented the dwelling that they lived in, the median weekly rent paid was $200. This compared with $260 for Waipa District.

Home ownership by household
Te Pahu and Waipa District
2013 Census
Graph, Home ownership by household, selected area unit and territorial authority, 2013 Census.


Note: All figures are for households in occupied private dwellings.

Some percentages may be too small to show on graph.

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. For areas with small populations, the data may not look as expected because of this rounding.

Building consents

Building consent data for the year ended December 2013 showed that:

  • The total number of building consents issued for dwellings, including apartments, in Te Pahu was 2.
  • The total number of building consents issued for apartments in Te Pahu was 0.
  • The total value of residential building work in Te Pahu was $1,301,120.
  • The total value of non-residential building work in Te Pahu was $595,800.

Note: Building consent data is obtained from all accredited building consent authorities (ie territorial authorities) and is compiled if the building consent issued is valued over $5000. See data quality information on building consents.


Business

Business demographics

Business demographic data for the year ended February 2013 showed that:

  • There were 179 business locations (geographic units) in Te Pahu compared with 6,787 for all of Waipa District. This is a decrease of 4.8 percent from the year ended February 2006 for Te Pahu.
  • There were 150 paid employees in Te Pahu compared with 15,960 for all of Waipa District. This is an increase of 25.0 percent from the year ended February 2006 for Te Pahu.

Top five industries in Te Pahu
By employee count
For year ended February 2013
 
Industry (ANZSIC06)(1) Te Pahu Waipa District
Employee count Percent of total employee count Employee Count Percent of total employee count
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 80 53.3 2,770 17.4
Education and training 20 13.3 1,690 10.6
Accommodation and food services 20 13.3 990 6.2
Transport, postal and warehousing 15 10.0 550 3.4
Construction 9 6.0 950 6.0

1. Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification 2006 (ANZSIC06 V1.0).
Note: Table may not show five industries as not all area units have five industries within their boundaries.
Some area units may have more than one industry with the same employee count but the table has been restricted to five industries.
Source: Statistics New Zealand


Note: Business demographic data is sourced from a register of economically significant businesses which is maintained by Statistics New Zealand. See data quality information on business demographics.

Employee count data has been randomly rounded. Individual figures may not add up to totals, and values for the same data may vary in different text, tables and graphs. For areas with small populations, the data may not look as expected because of this rounding.

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