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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Okaihau

2018 Census place summaries has the latest information
Cultural diversity

Ethnic groups

  • The most common ethnic group in Okaihau is European, compared with European for Far North District as a whole.

Ethnic groups in Okaihau and Far North District
2013 Census
 
Ethnic group(1) Okaihau (percent) Far North District (percent)
European 64.3 66.4
Māori 44.2 44.5
Pacific peoples 7.0 3.8
Asian 0.5 2.2
Middle Eastern, Latin American, African 0.5 0.4
Other ethnicity 1.5 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

  • 8.5 percent of people in Okaihau were born overseas, compared with 15.3 percent for Far North District as a whole.
  • For people born overseas who are now living in Okaihau, 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 Okaihau is te reo Māori, which was spoken by 19.6 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 Okaihau, compared with less than one percent of people for all of Far North District.
  • 76.4 percent of people in Okaihau 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.

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