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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Waihi
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.

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