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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Otahuhu West
Cultural diversity

Ethnic groups

  • The most common ethnic group in Otahuhu West is Pacific peoples, compared with European for Auckland as a whole.

Ethnic groups in Otahuhu West and Auckland
2013 Census
 
Ethnic group(1) Otahuhu West (percent) Auckland (percent)
European 20.3 59.3
Māori 17.7 10.7
Pacific peoples 49.7 14.6
Asian 25.2 23.1
Middle Eastern, Latin American, African 0.7 1.9
Other ethnicity 0.3 1.2

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

  • 49.8 percent of people in Otahuhu West were born overseas, compared with 39.1 percent for Auckland as a whole.
  • For people born overseas who are now living in Otahuhu West, the most common birthplace was Pacific Islands, compared with Asia for people born overseas in all of Auckland.

Languages spoken

  • After English, the next most common language spoken in Otahuhu West is Samoan, which was spoken by 18.2 percent of people. For Auckland as a whole, the most common language apart from English is Samoan, spoken by 4.4 percent of people.
  • 5.7 percent of people in Otahuhu West speak te reo Māori, compared with 2.3 percent of people for all of Auckland.
  • New Zealand Sign Language is used by less than one percent of people in Otahuhu West, compared with less than one percent of people for all of Auckland.
  • 51.1 percent of people in Otahuhu West speak only one language, compared with 69.4 percent of people for all of Auckland.

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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