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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Hanmer Springs
Cultural diversity

Ethnic groups

  • The most common ethnic group in Hanmer Springs is European, compared with European for Hurunui District as a whole.

Ethnic groups in Hanmer Springs and Hurunui District
2013 Census
 
Ethnic group(1) Hanmer Springs (percent) Hurunui District (percent)
European 89.9 93.4
Māori 6.2 7.3
Pacific peoples 0.4 0.8
Asian 7.0 2.3
Middle Eastern, Latin American, African 1.2 0.6
Other ethnicity 1.6 1.9

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

  • 26.1 percent of people in Hanmer Springs were born overseas, compared with 15.0 percent for Hurunui District as a whole.
  • For people born overseas who are now living in Hanmer Springs, the most common birthplace was UK and Ireland, compared with UK and Ireland for people born overseas in all of Hurunui District.

Languages spoken

  • After English, the next most common language spoken in Hanmer Springs is French, which was spoken by 3.5 percent of people. For Hurunui District as a whole, the most common language apart from English is te reo Māori, spoken by 1.3 percent of people.
  • Less than one percent of people in Hanmer Springs speak te reo Māori, compared with 1.3 percent of people for all of Hurunui District.
  • New Zealand Sign Language is used by less than one percent of people in Hanmer Springs, compared with less than one percent of people for all of Hurunui District.
  • 86.8 percent of people in Hanmer Springs speak only one language, compared with 91.4 percent of people for all of Hurunui 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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