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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Tairua

2018 Census place summaries has the latest information
Cultural diversity

Ethnic groups

  • The most common ethnic group in Tairua is European, compared with European for Thames-Coromandel District as a whole.

Ethnic groups in Tairua and Thames-Coromandel District
2013 Census
 
Ethnic group(1) Tairua (percent) Thames-Coromandel District (percent)
European 92.2 88.5
Māori 12.4 16.6
Pacific peoples 1.5 1.6
Asian 2.8 2.6
Middle Eastern, Latin American, African 0.0 0.3
Other ethnicity 1.5 2.1

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

  • 20.7 percent of people in Tairua were born overseas, compared with 16.0 percent for Thames-Coromandel District as a whole.
  • For people born overseas who are now living in Tairua, the most common birthplace was UK and Ireland, compared with UK and Ireland for people born overseas in all of Thames-Coromandel District.

Languages spoken

  • After English, the next most common language spoken in Tairua is French, which was spoken by 1.5 percent of people. For Thames-Coromandel District as a whole, the most common language apart from English is te reo Māori, spoken by 3.7 percent of people.
  • 1.3 percent of people in Tairua speak te reo Māori, compared with 3.7 percent of people for all of Thames-Coromandel District.
  • New Zealand Sign Language is used by less than one percent of people in Tairua, compared with less than one percent of people for all of Thames-Coromandel District.
  • 91.1 percent of people in Tairua speak only one language, compared with 89.5 percent of people for all of Thames-Coromandel 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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