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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Otorohanga Rural West
Cultural diversity

Ethnic groups

  • The most common ethnic group in Otorohanga Rural West is European, compared with European for Otorohanga District as a whole.

Ethnic groups in Otorohanga Rural West and Otorohanga District
2013 Census
 
Ethnic group(1) Otorohanga Rural West (percent) Otorohanga District (percent)
European 83.2 79.3
Māori 22.8 27.2
Pacific peoples 1.2 2.2
Asian 1.0 2.4
Middle Eastern, Latin American, African 0.0 0.2
Other ethnicity 1.7 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

  • 12.0 percent of people in Otorohanga Rural West were born overseas, compared with 10.4 percent for Otorohanga District as a whole.
  • For people born overseas who are now living in Otorohanga Rural West, the most common birthplace was UK and Ireland, compared with UK and Ireland for people born overseas in all of Otorohanga District.

Languages spoken

  • After English, the next most common language spoken in Otorohanga Rural West is te reo Māori, which was spoken by 5.7 percent of people. For Otorohanga District as a whole, the most common language apart from English is te reo Māori, spoken by 6.7 percent of people.
  • New Zealand Sign Language is used by less than one percent of people in Otorohanga Rural West, compared with less than one percent of people for all of Otorohanga District.
  • 88.8 percent of people in Otorohanga Rural West speak only one language, compared with 88.0 percent of people for all of Otorohanga 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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