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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Waihi

Population and dwellings

Number of people counted

  • 4,527 people usually live in Waihi. This is an increase of 27 people, or less than one percent, since the 2006 Census.
  • Waihi has 25.4 percent of Hauraki District's population.

Population of Waihi and Hauraki District
2013 Census
 
Sex Waihi Hauraki District
Male 2,115 8,652
Female 2,412 9,159
Total people 4,527 17,811

Source: Statistics New Zealand


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

Number of dwellings counted

  • There are 2,019 occupied dwellings and 249 unoccupied dwellings in Waihi.
  • For Hauraki District as a whole, there are 7,443 occupied dwellings and 1,308 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 9 dwellings under construction in Waihi, and 36 under construction in Hauraki 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 47.4 years for people in Waihi. The median age in Hauraki District is 45.5 years.
  • 26.5 percent of people in Waihi are aged 65 years and over, compared with 21.9 percent of the total Hauraki District population.
  • 19.3 percent of people are aged under 15 years in Waihi, compared with 19.5 percent for all of Hauraki District.

Broad age group and sex of people
Waihi
2013 Census
Graph, Broad age group and sex of people, selected area unit, 2013 Census.


Broad age group and sex of people
Hauraki 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 Waihi is European, compared with European for Hauraki District as a whole.

Ethnic groups in Waihi and Hauraki District
2013 Census
 
Ethnic group(1) Waihi (percent) Hauraki District (percent)
European 85.5 85.2
Māori 20.7 21.2
Pacific peoples 2.5 2.4
Asian 3.9 2.5
Middle Eastern, Latin American, African 0.1 0.2
Other ethnicity 1.2 1.8

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

  • 14.2 percent of people in Waihi were born overseas, compared with 11.9 percent for Hauraki District as a whole.
  • For people born overseas who are now living in Waihi, the most common birthplace was UK and Ireland, compared with UK and Ireland for people born overseas in all of Hauraki District.

Languages spoken

  • After English, the next most common language spoken in Waihi is te reo Māori, which was spoken by 3.9 percent of people. For Hauraki District as a whole, the most common language apart from English is te reo Māori, spoken by 4.6 percent of people.
  • New Zealand Sign Language is used by less than one percent of people in Waihi, compared with less than one percent of people for all of Hauraki District.
  • 90.5 percent of people in Waihi speak only one language, compared with 90.0 percent of people for all of Hauraki 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

  • 28.0 percent of people aged 15 years and over living in Waihi have never married, 44.3 percent are married, and 27.7 percent are separated, divorced or widowed.
  • 27.7 percent of people in Waihi 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
Waihi and Hauraki 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

  • 62.5 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Waihi have a formal qualification, compared with 65.3 percent in Hauraki District.
  • In Waihi, 6.7 percent of people aged 15 years and over held a bachelor's degree or higher as their highest qualification, compared with 7.4 percent for Hauraki District as a whole.

Highest qualification for people aged 15 years and over
Waihi and Hauraki 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 Waihi is 13.2 percent for people aged 15 years and over, compared with 8.5 percent for all of Hauraki District.
  • The most common occupational group in Waihi is 'labourers', and 'managers' is the most common occupational group in Hauraki District.

Occupation for employed people aged 15 years and over
Waihi and Hauraki 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 Waihi is $19,600. This compares with a median of $23,100 for all of Hauraki District.
  • 51.5 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Waihi have an annual income of $20,000 or less, compared with 44.4 percent of people for Hauraki District as a whole.
  • In Waihi, 11.9 percent of people aged 15 years and over have an annual income of more than $50,000, compared with 18.3 percent of people in Hauraki District.

Total personal income for people aged 15 years and over
Waihi and Hauraki 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 27.4 percent of all families in Waihi, while couples without children make up 47.9 percent of all families.
  • In Hauraki District, couples with children make up 32.6 percent of all families, while couples without children make up 49.0 percent of all families.
  • 24.7 percent of families in Waihi are one parent with children families, while one parent with children families make up 18.5 percent of families for Hauraki District as a whole.

Family type
Waihi and Hauraki 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 59.4 percent of all households in Waihi. For Hauraki District as a whole, one-family households make up 66.2 percent of all households.
  • In Waihi, there are 690 one-person households making up 35.1 percent of all households. In Hauraki District, one-person households make up 28.8 percent of all households.
  • The average household size in Waihi is 2.2 people, compared with an average of 2.4 people per household for all of Hauraki District.

Household composition
Waihi and Hauraki 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

  • 59.7 percent of households in Waihi have access to the Internet, compared with 63.5 percent of households in Hauraki District.
  • In Waihi, 79.1 percent of households have access to a cellphone, compared with 81.4 percent of households for Hauraki District as a whole.

Access to phones, fax machines, and Internet
Waihi and Hauraki 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

  • 9.0 percent of households in Waihi have access to three or more motor vehicles, compared with 14.4 percent of all households in Hauraki District.

Access to motor vehicles
Waihi and Hauraki 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 Waihi was driving a private car, truck or van (66.1 percent of people who travelled to work used this form of transport).
  • This was followed by driving a company car, truck or van (13.4 percent) and walking or jogging (13.1 percent).
  • For Hauraki 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 Waihi, 63.5 percent of households in occupied private dwellings owned the dwelling or held it in a family trust.
  • For Hauraki District as a whole, 65.3 percent of households in occupied private dwellings owned the dwelling or held it in a family trust.
  • For households in Waihi who rented the dwelling that they lived in, the median weekly rent paid was $230. This compared with $210 for Hauraki District.

Home ownership by household
Waihi and Hauraki 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 Waihi was 16.
  • The total number of building consents issued for apartments in Waihi was 0.
  • The total value of residential building work in Waihi was $2,997,231.
  • The total value of non-residential building work in Waihi was $2,951,281.

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 407 business locations (geographic units) in Waihi compared with 2,560 for all of Hauraki District. This is a decrease of less than one percent from the year ended February 2006 for Waihi.
  • There were 1,640 paid employees in Waihi compared with 5,600 for all of Hauraki District. This is an increase of 12.3 percent from the year ended February 2006 for Waihi.

Top five industries in Waihi
By employee count
For year ended February 2013
 
Industry (ANZSIC06)(1) Waihi Hauraki District
Employee count Percent of total employee count Employee Count Percent of total employee count
Retail trade 270 16.5 530 9.5
Health care and social assistance 230 14.0 880 15.7
Education and training 170 10.4 570 10.2
Manufacturing 170 10.4 500 8.9
Accommodation and food services 110 6.7 320 5.7

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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