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2013 Census ethnic group profiles:
Tuvaluan

2018 Census place summaries has the latest information
Religion

Affiliation with at least one religion

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

  • 92.6 percent (3,009 people) said they affiliated with at least one religion.
  • Those born in New Zealand were less likely than those born overseas to affiliate with at least one religion, at 88.8 percent and 96.0 percent, respectively.
Affiliation with at least one religion
By age group, Tuvaluan and Pacific Peoples ethnic groups, and New Zealand population
2013 Census

  Tuvaluan Pacific Peoples NZ population
Age group (years) Percent
Under 15 88.9 72.9 45.7
15–29 94.4 78.7 45.6
30–64 95.4 85.5 56.3
65 and over 97.1 94.1 76.8
Total people 92.6 79.7 55.0

Source: Statistics New Zealand


Most common religions

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

  • The most common religions were Presbyterian, Congregational and Reformed (44.1 percent or 1,434 people), Christian not further defined (14.6 percent or 474 people), and Methodist (9.4 percent or 306 people).

No religion

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

  • 4.6 percent (150 people) said they had no religion and 3.7 percent (120 people) objected to answering the religion question.
  • By comparison, 17.5 percent of the total Pacific Peoples ethnic group and 41.9 percent of the total New Zealand population said they had no religion.

 

Note: 'Object to answering' is a response option for the religion question and so the calculation of percentages includes those responses.

Religious affiliation includes all people who stated each religious affiliation, whether as their only religious affiliation or as one of several. Where a person reported more than one religious affiliation, they were counted in each applicable group.

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.

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