Stats NZ has a new website.

For new releases go to

www.stats.govt.nz

As we transition to our new site, you'll still find some Stats NZ information here on this archive site.

  • Share this page to Facebook
  • Share this page to Twitter
  • Share this page to Google+
2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Fairfield

Population and dwellings

Number of people counted

  • 2,379 people usually live in Fairfield. This is an increase of 114 people, or 5.0 percent, since the 2006 Census.
  • Fairfield has 2.0 percent of Dunedin City's population.

Population of Fairfield and Dunedin City
2013 Census
 
Sex Fairfield Dunedin City
Male 1,191 57,663
Female 1,188 62,583
Total people 2,379 120,246

Source: Statistics New Zealand


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

Number of dwellings counted

  • There are 894 occupied dwellings and 36 unoccupied dwellings in Fairfield.
  • For Dunedin City as a whole, there are 46,590 occupied dwellings and 3,915 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 3 dwellings under construction in Fairfield, and 186 under construction in Dunedin City.

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 43.9 years for people in Fairfield. The median age in Dunedin City is 36.7 years.
  • 15.8 percent of people in Fairfield are aged 65 years and over, compared with 14.9 percent of the total Dunedin City population.
  • 20.8 percent of people are aged under 15 years in Fairfield, compared with 16.2 percent for all of Dunedin City.

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


Broad age group and sex of people
Dunedin City
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 Fairfield is European, compared with European for Dunedin City as a whole.

Ethnic groups in Fairfield and Dunedin City
2013 Census
 
Ethnic group(1) Fairfield (percent) Dunedin City (percent)
European 94.3 88.3
Māori 5.4 7.7
Pacific peoples 0.4 2.5
Asian 2.4 6.2
Middle Eastern, Latin American, African 0.4 1.0
Other ethnicity 2.1 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

  • 9.8 percent of people in Fairfield were born overseas, compared with 18.1 percent for Dunedin City as a whole.
  • For people born overseas who are now living in Fairfield, the most common birthplace was UK and Ireland, compared with UK and Ireland for people born overseas in all of Dunedin City.

Languages spoken

  • After English, the next most common language spoken in Fairfield is te reo Māori, which was spoken by less than one percent of people. For Dunedin City as a whole, the most common language apart from English is French, spoken by 1.8 percent of people.
  • New Zealand Sign Language is used by less than one percent of people in Fairfield, compared with less than one percent of people for all of Dunedin City.
  • 94.2 percent of people in Fairfield speak only one language, compared with 86.7 percent of people for all of Dunedin City.

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

  • 22.3 percent of people aged 15 years and over living in Fairfield have never married, 64.6 percent are married, and 13.2 percent are separated, divorced or widowed.
  • 30.0 percent of people in Fairfield 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
Fairfield and Dunedin City
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

  • 79.3 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Fairfield have a formal qualification, compared with 81.9 percent in Dunedin City.
  • In Fairfield, 13.8 percent of people aged 15 years and over held a bachelor's degree or higher as their highest qualification, compared with 22.7 percent for Dunedin City as a whole.

Highest qualification for people aged 15 years and over
Fairfield and Dunedin City
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 Fairfield is 2.8 percent for people aged 15 years and over, compared with 7.5 percent for all of Dunedin City.
  • The most common occupational group in Fairfield is 'professionals', and 'professionals' is the most common occupational group in Dunedin City.

Occupation for employed people aged 15 years and over
Fairfield and Dunedin City
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 Fairfield is $34,200. This compares with a median of $23,300 for all of Dunedin City.
  • 30.2 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Fairfield have an annual income of $20,000 or less, compared with 44.8 percent of people for Dunedin City as a whole.
  • In Fairfield, 32.5 percent of people aged 15 years and over have an annual income of more than $50,000, compared with 22.0 percent of people in Dunedin City.

Total personal income for people aged 15 years and over
Fairfield and Dunedin City
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 46.7 percent of all families in Fairfield, while couples without children make up 46.7 percent of all families.
  • In Dunedin City, couples with children make up 38.6 percent of all families, while couples without children make up 45.4 percent of all families.
  • 7.0 percent of families in Fairfield are one parent with children families, while one parent with children families make up 16.0 percent of families for Dunedin City as a whole.

Family type
Fairfield and Dunedin City
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 80.1 percent of all households in Fairfield. For Dunedin City as a whole, one-family households make up 62.5 percent of all households.
  • In Fairfield, there are 150 one-person households making up 17.1 percent of all households. In Dunedin City, one-person households make up 27.9 percent of all households.
  • The average household size in Fairfield is 2.6 people, compared with an average of 2.5 people per household for all of Dunedin City.

Household composition
Fairfield and Dunedin City
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

  • 85.8 percent of households in Fairfield have access to the Internet, compared with 77.8 percent of households in Dunedin City.
  • In Fairfield, 87.9 percent of households have access to a cellphone, compared with 83.4 percent of households for Dunedin City as a whole.

Access to phones, fax machines, and Internet
Fairfield and Dunedin City
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

  • 24.1 percent of households in Fairfield have access to three or more motor vehicles, compared with 14.1 percent of all households in Dunedin City.

Access to motor vehicles
Fairfield and Dunedin City
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 Fairfield was driving a private car, truck or van (69.0 percent of people who travelled to work used this form of transport).
  • This was followed by driving a company car, truck or van (20.3 percent) and passenger in a car, truck, van or company bus (5.9 percent).
  • For Dunedin City 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 Fairfield, 90.2 percent of households in occupied private dwellings owned the dwelling or held it in a family trust.
  • For Dunedin City as a whole, 67.9 percent of households in occupied private dwellings owned the dwelling or held it in a family trust.
  • For households in Fairfield who rented the dwelling that they lived in, the median weekly rent paid was $310. This compared with $250 for Dunedin City.

Home ownership by household
Fairfield and Dunedin City
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 Fairfield was 5.
  • The total number of building consents issued for apartments in Fairfield was 0.
  • The total value of residential building work in Fairfield was $1,958,651.
  • The total value of non-residential building work in Fairfield was $5,000.

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 146 business locations (geographic units) in Fairfield compared with 10,771 for all of Dunedin City. This is an increase of less than one percent from the year ended February 2006 for Fairfield.
  • There were 310 paid employees in Fairfield compared with 52,890 for all of Dunedin City. This is a decrease of 29.5 percent from the year ended February 2006 for Fairfield.

Top five industries in Fairfield
By employee count
For year ended February 2013
 
Industry (ANZSIC06)(1) Fairfield Dunedin City
Employee count Percent of total employee count Employee Count Percent of total employee count
Construction 110 35.5 3,260 6.2
Other services 70 22.6 1,840 3.5
Education and training 60 19.4 7,570 14.3
Wholesale trade 20 6.5 2,180 4.1
Transport, postal and warehousing 18 5.8 2,090 4.0

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.

  • Share this page to Facebook
  • Share this page to Twitter
  • Share this page to Google+
Top
  • Share this page to Facebook
  • Share this page to Twitter
  • Share this page to Google+