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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Temuka

Population and dwellings

Number of people counted

  • 4,047 people usually live in Temuka. This is an increase of 3 people, or less than one percent, since the 2006 Census.
  • Temuka has 9.2 percent of Timaru District's population.

Population of Temuka and Timaru District
2013 Census
 
Sex Temuka Timaru District
Male 1,983 21,336
Female 2,067 22,593
Total people 4,047 43,932

Source: Statistics New Zealand


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

Number of dwellings counted

  • There are 1,773 occupied dwellings and 114 unoccupied dwellings in Temuka.
  • For Timaru District as a whole, there are 18,534 occupied dwellings and 1,416 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 6 dwellings under construction in Temuka, and 87 under construction in Timaru 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 45.9 years for people in Temuka. The median age in Timaru District is 44.7 years.
  • 23.4 percent of people in Temuka are aged 65 years and over, compared with 20.5 percent of the total Timaru District population.
  • 17.6 percent of people are aged under 15 years in Temuka, compared with 18.1 percent for all of Timaru District.

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


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

Ethnic groups in Temuka and Timaru District
2013 Census
 
Ethnic group(1) Temuka (percent) Timaru District (percent)
European 92.2 92.5
Māori 11.7 7.4
Pacific peoples 0.8 1.1
Asian 1.5 2.3
Middle Eastern, Latin American, African 0.3 0.5
Other ethnicity 2.0 2.2

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

  • 8.1 percent of people in Temuka were born overseas, compared with 11.5 percent for Timaru District as a whole.
  • For people born overseas who are now living in Temuka, the most common birthplace was UK and Ireland, compared with UK and Ireland for people born overseas in all of Timaru District.

Languages spoken

  • After English, the next most common language spoken in Temuka is te reo Māori, which was spoken by 2.8 percent of people. For Timaru District as a whole, the most common language apart from English is te reo Māori, spoken by 1.5 percent of people.
  • New Zealand Sign Language is used by less than one percent of people in Temuka, compared with less than one percent of people for all of Timaru District.
  • 93.8 percent of people in Temuka speak only one language, compared with 92.5 percent of people for all of Timaru 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

  • 28.2 percent of people aged 15 years and over living in Temuka have never married, 49.9 percent are married, and 22.0 percent are separated, divorced or widowed.
  • 34.4 percent of people in Temuka 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
Temuka and Timaru 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

  • 61.4 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Temuka have a formal qualification, compared with 71.0 percent in Timaru District.
  • In Temuka, 4.9 percent of people aged 15 years and over held a bachelor's degree or higher as their highest qualification, compared with 10.2 percent for Timaru District as a whole.

Highest qualification for people aged 15 years and over
Temuka and Timaru 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 Temuka is 4.8 percent for people aged 15 years and over, compared with 4.2 percent for all of Timaru District.
  • The most common occupational group in Temuka is 'labourers', and 'labourers' is the most common occupational group in Timaru District.

Occupation for employed people aged 15 years and over
Temuka and Timaru 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 Temuka is $23,500. This compares with a median of $26,900 for all of Timaru District.
  • 41.4 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Temuka have an annual income of $20,000 or less, compared with 37.8 percent of people for Timaru District as a whole.
  • In Temuka, 19.8 percent of people aged 15 years and over have an annual income of more than $50,000, compared with 22.9 percent of people in Timaru District.

Total personal income for people aged 15 years and over
Temuka and Timaru 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 33.9 percent of all families in Temuka, while couples without children make up 52.0 percent of all families.
  • In Timaru District, couples with children make up 35.5 percent of all families, while couples without children make up 50.8 percent of all families.
  • 14.3 percent of families in Temuka are one parent with children families, while one parent with children families make up 13.6 percent of families for Timaru District as a whole.

Family type
Temuka and Timaru 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 64.1 percent of all households in Temuka. For Timaru District as a whole, one-family households make up 67.3 percent of all households.
  • In Temuka, there are 555 one-person households making up 31.8 percent of all households. In Timaru District, one-person households make up 28.4 percent of all households.
  • The average household size in Temuka is 2.2 people, compared with an average of 2.3 people per household for all of Timaru District.

Household composition
Temuka and Timaru 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

  • 64.5 percent of households in Temuka have access to the Internet, compared with 71.0 percent of households in Timaru District.
  • In Temuka, 80.9 percent of households have access to a cellphone, compared with 82.7 percent of households for Timaru District as a whole.

Access to phones, fax machines, and Internet
Temuka and Timaru 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

  • 16.0 percent of households in Temuka have access to three or more motor vehicles, compared with 17.4 percent of all households in Timaru District.

Access to motor vehicles
Temuka and Timaru 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 Temuka was driving a private car, truck or van (69.9 percent of people who travelled to work used this form of transport).
  • This was followed by driving a company car, truck or van (12.8 percent) and walking or jogging (6.3 percent).
  • For Timaru 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 Temuka, 74.2 percent of households in occupied private dwellings owned the dwelling or held it in a family trust.
  • For Timaru District as a whole, 73.0 percent of households in occupied private dwellings owned the dwelling or held it in a family trust.
  • For households in Temuka who rented the dwelling that they lived in, the median weekly rent paid was $200. This compared with $200 for Timaru District.

Home ownership by household
Temuka and Timaru 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 Temuka was 14.
  • The total number of building consents issued for apartments in Temuka was 0.
  • The total value of residential building work in Temuka was $4,430,700.
  • The total value of non-residential building work in Temuka was $114,500.

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 256 business locations (geographic units) in Temuka compared with 5,328 for all of Timaru District. This is a decrease of 1.9 percent from the year ended February 2006 for Temuka.
  • There were 1,130 paid employees in Temuka compared with 21,610 for all of Timaru District. This is an increase of 15.3 percent from the year ended February 2006 for Temuka.

Top five industries in Temuka
By employee count
For year ended February 2013
 
Industry (ANZSIC06)(1) Temuka Timaru District
Employee count Percent of total employee count Employee Count Percent of total employee count
Retail trade 210 18.6 2,480 11.5
Transport, postal and warehousing 180 15.9 1,160 5.4
Manufacturing 170 15.0 4,140 19.2
Education and training 110 9.7 1,400 6.5
Health care and social assistance 65 5.8 2,720 12.6

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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