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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Richmond West

2018 Census place summaries has the latest information
Cultural diversity

Ethnic groups

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

Ethnic groups in Richmond West and Tasman District
2013 Census
 
Ethnic group(1) Richmond West (percent) Tasman District (percent)
European 94.8 93.1
Māori 6.5 7.6
Pacific peoples 0.9 1.1
Asian 1.8 2.0
Middle Eastern, Latin American, African 0.2 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

  • 13.9 percent of people in Richmond West were born overseas, compared with 17.8 percent for Tasman District as a whole.
  • For people born overseas who are now living in Richmond West, 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 language spoken in Richmond West is French, which was spoken by less than one 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.
  • Less than one percent of people in Richmond West speak te reo Māori, compared with 1.5 percent of people for all of Tasman District.
  • New Zealand Sign Language is used by less than one percent of people in Richmond West, compared with less than one percent of people for all of Tasman District.
  • 92.8 percent of people in Richmond West 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.

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