Stats NZ has a new website.

For new releases go to

www.stats.govt.nz

As we transition to our new site, you'll still find some Stats NZ information here on this archive site.

  • Share this page to Facebook
  • Share this page to Twitter
  • Share this page to Google+
2013 Census ethnic group profiles:
American

2018 Census place summaries has the latest information
Birthplace

Birthplace

For people identifying with the American ethnic group living in New Zealand on 5 March 2013:

  • 12.7 percent (1,548 people) were born in New Zealand, up from 12.6 percent in 2006. This compares with 83.2 percent for the total European ethnic group, and 74.8 percent for the total New Zealand population in 2013.

Birthplace for the American ethnic group
By age group
2006 and 2013 Censuses

  New Zealand-born Overseas-born
  2006 2013 2006 2013
Age group (years) Percent
Under 15 66.9 70.2 13.7 12.3
15–29 19.1 18.2 20.0 19.1
30–64 13.1 10.6 59.8 59.7
65 and over 0.9 1.0 6.5 8.8
Total people 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Source:
Statistics New Zealand


Born overseas

For the 10,686 people identifying with the American ethnic group who were born overseas and living in New Zealand on 5 March 2013:

  • 93.8 percent (10,026 people) were born in United States of America.
  • 38.8 percent had arrived in New Zealand less than five years ago, compared with 50.1 percent in 2006.
  • 17.5 percent had arrived in New Zealand 20 or more years ago.
Years since arrival in New Zealand
Overseas-born American and European ethnic groups, and overseas-born New Zealand population
2013 Census
Years since arrival in New Zealand, Overseas-born specified ethnic groups, and overseas-born New Zealand population, 2013 Census


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 text, tables, and graphs. The accuracy of percentages may be affected by this rounding, particularly for ethnic groups with small populations.

  • Share this page to Facebook
  • Share this page to Twitter
  • Share this page to Google+
Top
  • Share this page to Facebook
  • Share this page to Twitter
  • Share this page to Google+