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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Blaketown

2018 Census place summaries has the latest information
Cultural diversity

Ethnic groups

  • The most common ethnic group in Blaketown is European, compared with European for Grey District as a whole.

Ethnic groups in Blaketown and Grey District
2013 Census
 
Ethnic group(1) Blaketown (percent) Grey District (percent)
European 92.5 92.6
Māori 8.5 9.3
Pacific peoples 0.3 1.1
Asian 1.7 1.8
Middle Eastern, Latin American, African 0.3 0.3
Other ethnicity 3.4 2.5

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

  • 8.2 percent of people in Blaketown were born overseas, compared with 9.7 percent for Grey District as a whole.
  • For people born overseas who are now living in Blaketown, the most common birthplace was UK and Ireland, compared with UK and Ireland for people born overseas in all of Grey District.

Languages spoken

  • After English, the next most common language spoken in Blaketown is te reo Māori, which was spoken by 1.7 percent of people. For Grey District as a whole, the most common language apart from English is te reo Māori, spoken by 1.4 percent of people.
  • New Zealand Sign Language is used by less than one percent of people in Blaketown, compared with less than one percent of people for all of Grey District.
  • 94.2 percent of people in Blaketown speak only one language, compared with 93.1 percent of people for all of Grey 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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