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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Taiaroa-Cape Saunders
Cultural diversity

Ethnic groups

  • The most common ethnic group in Taiaroa-Cape Saunders is European, compared with European for Dunedin City as a whole.

Ethnic groups in Taiaroa-Cape Saunders and Dunedin City
2013 Census
 
Ethnic group(1) Taiaroa-Cape Saunders (percent) Dunedin City (percent)
European 90.1 88.3
Māori 21.2 7.7
Pacific peoples 2.0 2.5
Asian 0.0 6.2
Middle Eastern, Latin American, African 0.0 1.0
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

  • 12.8 percent of people in Taiaroa-Cape Saunders were born overseas, compared with 18.1 percent for Dunedin City as a whole.
  • For people born overseas who are now living in Taiaroa-Cape Saunders, 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 Taiaroa-Cape Saunders is te reo Māori, which was spoken by 8.1 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 Taiaroa-Cape Saunders, compared with less than one percent of people for all of Dunedin City.
  • 87.2 percent of people in Taiaroa-Cape Saunders 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.

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