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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Motutangi-Kareponia

2018 Census place summaries has the latest information

Population and dwellings

Number of people counted

  • 1,791 people usually live in Motutangi-Kareponia. This is an increase of 36 people, or 2.1 percent, since the 2006 Census.
  • Motutangi-Kareponia has 3.2 percent of Far North District's population.

Population of Motutangi-Kareponia and Far North District
2013 Census
 
Sex Motutangi-Kareponia Far North District
Male 885 27,228
Female 909 28,506
Total people 1,791 55,734

Source: Statistics New Zealand


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

Number of dwellings counted

  • There are 657 occupied dwellings and 126 unoccupied dwellings in Motutangi-Kareponia.
  • For Far North District as a whole, there are 22,047 occupied dwellings and 5,661 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 3 dwellings under construction in Motutangi-Kareponia, and 150 under construction in Far North 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 40.8 years for people in Motutangi-Kareponia. The median age in Far North District is 43.3 years.
  • 14.5 percent of people in Motutangi-Kareponia are aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.0 percent of the total Far North District population.
  • 24.9 percent of people are aged under 15 years in Motutangi-Kareponia, compared with 22.2 percent for all of Far North District.

Broad age group and sex of people
Motutangi-Kareponia
2013 Census
Graph, Broad age group and sex of people, selected area unit, 2013 Census.


Broad age group and sex of people
Far North 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 Motutangi-Kareponia is European, compared with European for Far North District as a whole.

Ethnic groups in Motutangi-Kareponia and Far North District
2013 Census
 
Ethnic group(1) Motutangi-Kareponia (percent) Far North District (percent)
European 69.4 66.4
Māori 50.4 44.5
Pacific peoples 4.1 3.8
Asian 1.6 2.2
Middle Eastern, Latin American, African 0.4 0.4
Other ethnicity 2.1 1.7

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

  • 8.0 percent of people in Motutangi-Kareponia were born overseas, compared with 15.3 percent for Far North District as a whole.
  • For people born overseas who are now living in Motutangi-Kareponia, the most common birthplace was UK and Ireland, compared with UK and Ireland for people born overseas in all of Far North District.

Languages spoken

  • After English, the next most common language spoken in Motutangi-Kareponia is te reo Māori, which was spoken by 14.6 percent of people. For Far North District as a whole, the most common language apart from English is te reo Māori, spoken by 15.1 percent of people.
  • New Zealand Sign Language is used by less than one percent of people in Motutangi-Kareponia, compared with less than one percent of people for all of Far North District.
  • 81.5 percent of people in Motutangi-Kareponia speak only one language, compared with 79.1 percent of people for all of Far North 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

  • 32.1 percent of people aged 15 years and over living in Motutangi-Kareponia have never married, 47.3 percent are married, and 20.4 percent are separated, divorced or widowed.
  • 33.1 percent of people in Motutangi-Kareponia 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
Motutangi-Kareponia and Far North 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

  • 67.4 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Motutangi-Kareponia have a formal qualification, compared with 70.6 percent in Far North District.
  • In Motutangi-Kareponia, 9.4 percent of people aged 15 years and over held a bachelor's degree or higher as their highest qualification, compared with 11.5 percent for Far North District as a whole.

Highest qualification for people aged 15 years and over
Motutangi-Kareponia and Far North 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 Motutangi-Kareponia is 8.2 percent for people aged 15 years and over, compared with 11.5 percent for all of Far North District.
  • The most common occupational group in Motutangi-Kareponia is 'managers', and 'managers' is the most common occupational group in Far North District.

Occupation for employed people aged 15 years and over
Motutangi-Kareponia and Far North 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 Motutangi-Kareponia is $24,500. This compares with a median of $21,500 for all of Far North District.
  • 40.5 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Motutangi-Kareponia have an annual income of $20,000 or less, compared with 47.1 percent of people for Far North District as a whole.
  • In Motutangi-Kareponia, 19.0 percent of people aged 15 years and over have an annual income of more than $50,000, compared with 16.2 percent of people in Far North District.

Total personal income for people aged 15 years and over
Motutangi-Kareponia and Far North 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 38.9 percent of all families in Motutangi-Kareponia, while couples without children make up 40.3 percent of all families.
  • In Far North District, couples with children make up 33.0 percent of all families, while couples without children make up 44.0 percent of all families.
  • 21.5 percent of families in Motutangi-Kareponia are one parent with children families, while one parent with children families make up 23.0 percent of families for Far North District as a whole.

Family type
Motutangi-Kareponia and Far North 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 67.5 percent of all households in Motutangi-Kareponia. For Far North District as a whole, one-family households make up 65.8 percent of all households.
  • In Motutangi-Kareponia, there are 156 one-person households making up 26.0 percent of all households. In Far North District, one-person households make up 27.7 percent of all households.
  • The average household size in Motutangi-Kareponia is 2.7 people, compared with an average of 2.5 people per household for all of Far North District.

Household composition
Motutangi-Kareponia and Far North 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

  • 67.2 percent of households in Motutangi-Kareponia have access to the Internet, compared with 63.8 percent of households in Far North District.
  • In Motutangi-Kareponia, 80.4 percent of households have access to a cellphone, compared with 76.9 percent of households for Far North District as a whole.

Access to phones, fax machines, and Internet
Motutangi-Kareponia and Far North 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

  • 18.9 percent of households in Motutangi-Kareponia have access to three or more motor vehicles, compared with 12.7 percent of all households in Far North District.

Access to motor vehicles
Motutangi-Kareponia and Far North 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 Motutangi-Kareponia was driving a private car, truck or van (74.1 percent of people who travelled to work used this form of transport).
  • This was followed by driving a company car, truck or van (14.9 percent) and passenger in a car, truck, van or company bus (4.0 percent).
  • For Far North 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 Motutangi-Kareponia, 71.4 percent of households in occupied private dwellings owned the dwelling or held it in a family trust.
  • For Far North District as a whole, 64.4 percent of households in occupied private dwellings owned the dwelling or held it in a family trust.
  • For households in Motutangi-Kareponia who rented the dwelling that they lived in, the median weekly rent paid was $180. This compared with $200 for Far North District.

Home ownership by household
Motutangi-Kareponia and Far North 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 Motutangi-Kareponia was 3.
  • The total number of building consents issued for apartments in Motutangi-Kareponia was 0.
  • The total value of residential building work in Motutangi-Kareponia was $628,550.
  • The total value of non-residential building work in Motutangi-Kareponia was $215,684.

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 266 business locations (geographic units) in Motutangi-Kareponia compared with 7,246 for all of Far North District. This is a decrease of less than one percent from the year ended February 2006 for Motutangi-Kareponia.
  • There were 430 paid employees in Motutangi-Kareponia compared with 17,290 for all of Far North District. This is an increase of 13.2 percent from the year ended February 2006 for Motutangi-Kareponia.

Top five industries in Motutangi-Kareponia
By employee count
For year ended February 2013
 
Industry (ANZSIC06)(1) Motutangi-Kareponia Far North District
Employee count Percent of total employee count Employee Count Percent of total employee count
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 200 46.5 2,080 12.0
Education and training 60 14.0 2,130 12.3
Construction 50 11.6 870 5.0
Administrative and support services 30 7.0 400 2.3
Health care and social assistance 25 5.8 2,400 13.9

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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