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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Otautau

2018 Census place summaries has the latest information
Cultural diversity

Ethnic groups

  • The most common ethnic group in Otautau is European, compared with European for Southland District as a whole.

Ethnic groups in Otautau and Southland District
2013 Census
 
Ethnic group(1) Otautau (percent) Southland District (percent)
European 89.3 89.8
Māori 12.1 10.0
Pacific peoples 1.4 0.8
Asian 1.4 3.9
Middle Eastern, Latin American, African 0.5 0.6
Other ethnicity 2.3 2.5

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

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

Languages spoken

  • After English, the next most common language spoken in Otautau is te reo Māori, which was spoken by 2.8 percent of people. For Southland District as a whole, the most common language apart from English is Tagalog, spoken by 1.6 percent of people.
  • New Zealand Sign Language is used by 0 percent of people in Otautau, compared with less than one percent of people for all of Southland District.
  • 93.0 percent of people in Otautau speak only one language, compared with 91.1 percent of people for all of Southland 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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