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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Hope

2018 Census place summaries has the latest information

Population and dwellings

Number of people counted

  • 1,149 people usually live in Hope. This is a decrease of 45 people, or 3.8 percent, since the 2006 Census.
  • Hope has 2.4 percent of Tasman District's population.

Population of Hope and Tasman District
2013 Census
 
Sex Hope Tasman District
Male 591 23,241
Female 561 23,913
Total people 1,149 47,154

Source: Statistics New Zealand


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

Number of dwellings counted

  • There are 402 occupied dwellings and 21 unoccupied dwellings in Hope.
  • For Tasman District as a whole, there are 18,885 occupied dwellings and 2,700 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 3 dwellings under construction in Hope, and 159 under construction in Tasman 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 40.8 years for people in Hope. The median age in Tasman District is 44.2 years.
  • 11.5 percent of people in Hope are aged 65 years and over, compared with 17.9 percent of the total Tasman District population.
  • 22.7 percent of people are aged under 15 years in Hope, compared with 20.0 percent for all of Tasman District.

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


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

Ethnic groups in Hope and Tasman District
2013 Census
 
Ethnic group(1) Hope (percent) Tasman District (percent)
European 95.2 93.1
Māori 7.3 7.6
Pacific peoples 0.3 1.1
Asian 1.3 2.0
Middle Eastern, Latin American, African 0.3 0.3
Other ethnicity 1.9 2.4

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

  • 10.9 percent of people in Hope were born overseas, compared with 17.8 percent for Tasman District as a whole.
  • For people born overseas who are now living in Hope, the most common birthplace was UK and Ireland, compared with UK and Ireland for people born overseas in all of Tasman District.

Languages spoken

  • After English, the next most common languages spoken in Hope are te reo Māori, and German, which were each spoken by 1.1 percent of people. For Tasman District as a whole, the most common language apart from English is German, spoken by 1.9 percent of people.
  • New Zealand Sign Language is used by less than one percent of people in Hope, compared with less than one percent of people for all of Tasman District.
  • 92.7 percent of people in Hope speak only one language, compared with 90.7 percent of people for all of Tasman 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

  • 33.9 percent of people aged 15 years and over living in Hope have never married, 53.9 percent are married, and 12.1 percent are separated, divorced or widowed.
  • 36.6 percent of people in Hope 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
Hope and Tasman 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

  • 78.2 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Hope have a formal qualification, compared with 76.7 percent in Tasman District.
  • In Hope, 10.7 percent of people aged 15 years and over held a bachelor's degree or higher as their highest qualification, compared with 14.4 percent for Tasman District as a whole.

Highest qualification for people aged 15 years and over
Hope and Tasman 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 Hope is 3.7 percent for people aged 15 years and over, compared with 4.0 percent for all of Tasman District.
  • The most common occupational group in Hope is 'managers', and 'managers' is the most common occupational group in Tasman District.

Occupation for employed people aged 15 years and over
Hope and Tasman 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 Hope is $26,500. This compares with a median of $25,700 for all of Tasman District.
  • 38.6 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Hope have an annual income of $20,000 or less, compared with 39.3 percent of people for Tasman District as a whole.
  • In Hope, 21.8 percent of people aged 15 years and over have an annual income of more than $50,000, compared with 20.9 percent of people in Tasman District.

Total personal income for people aged 15 years and over
Hope and Tasman 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 47.3 percent of all families in Hope, while couples without children make up 42.7 percent of all families.
  • In Tasman District, couples with children make up 38.8 percent of all families, while couples without children make up 48.5 percent of all families.
  • 10.9 percent of families in Hope are one parent with children families, while one parent with children families make up 12.7 percent of families for Tasman District as a whole.

Family type
Hope and Tasman 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 77.1 percent of all households in Hope. For Tasman District as a whole, one-family households make up 72.5 percent of all households.
  • In Hope, there are 72 one-person households making up 18.3 percent of all households. In Tasman District, one-person households make up 23.4 percent of all households.
  • The average household size in Hope is 2.8 people, compared with an average of 2.5 people per household for all of Tasman District.

Household composition
Hope and Tasman 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

  • 78.6 percent of households in Hope have access to the Internet, compared with 75.9 percent of households in Tasman District.
  • In Hope, 84.7 percent of households have access to a cellphone, compared with 82.0 percent of households for Tasman District as a whole.

Access to phones, fax machines, and Internet
Hope and Tasman 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

  • 29.0 percent of households in Hope have access to three or more motor vehicles, compared with 19.5 percent of all households in Tasman District.

Access to motor vehicles
Hope and Tasman 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 Hope was driving a private car, truck or van (61.1 percent of people who travelled to work used this form of transport).
  • This was followed by driving a company car, truck or van (20.4 percent) and bicycle (7.0 percent).
  • For Tasman 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 Hope, 77.2 percent of households in occupied private dwellings owned the dwelling or held it in a family trust.
  • For Tasman District as a whole, 75.0 percent of households in occupied private dwellings owned the dwelling or held it in a family trust.
  • For households in Hope who rented the dwelling that they lived in, the median weekly rent paid was $250. This compared with $260 for Tasman District.

Home ownership by household
Hope and Tasman 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 Hope was 3.
  • The total number of building consents issued for apartments in Hope was 0.
  • The total value of residential building work in Hope was $1,758,400.
  • The total value of non-residential building work in Hope was $350,000.

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 157 business locations (geographic units) in Hope compared with 6,446 for all of Tasman District. This is a decrease of 1.3 percent from the year ended February 2006 for Hope.
  • There were 400 paid employees in Hope compared with 18,940 for all of Tasman District. This is a decrease of 11.1 percent from the year ended February 2006 for Hope.

Top five industries in Hope
By employee count
For year ended February 2013
 
Industry (ANZSIC06)(1) Hope Tasman District
Employee count Percent of total employee count Employee Count Percent of total employee count
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 130 32.5 4,980 26.3
Manufacturing 55 13.8 2,370 12.5
Education and training 30 7.5 1,130 6.0
Retail trade 30 7.5 2,030 10.7
Electricity, gas, water and waste services 30 7.5 110 0.6

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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