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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Temuka
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.

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