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Last reviewed: Thu, 09 Jan 2014

Family and households



Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2013.



City wide

Household composition

2006

2013

 

Number

%

Number

%

One family

87,663

65.5

82,932

64.2

Two families

2,232

1.7

2,970

2.3

Three of more families

63

0.0

162

0.1

Other multi-person

8,895

6.7

8,016

6.2

One person

33,519

25.3

32,370

25.1

Total

133,746

100

129,078

100

Unidentifiable

1,337

 

2,625

 

  • Private households
  • Note: Some totals may differ between tables due to rounding.

Family type

2006

2013

Number

%

Number

%

Couple with no children

38,706

41.9

38,262

42.8

Couple with a child/children

36,873

39.9

35,580

39.8

One parent with a child/children

16,740

18.1

15,525

17.4

Total

92,319

100

89,370

100

  • Excludes visitor only households
  • Note: Some totals may differ between tables due to rounding.

Number of household members

2006

2013

Number

%

Number

%

One

33,519

25.1

32,376

25.1

Two

46,206

34.5

44,220

34.3

Three

22,418

16.8

21,750

16.8

Four

19,802

14.8

19,107

14.8

Five

7993

6.0

7,632

5.9

Six

2545

1.9

2,580

2.0

Seven

761

0.6

849

0.7

Eight or more

501

0.4

567

0.4

Total

133,745

100

129,081

100

  • Note: Some totals may differ between tables due to rounding.

Number of motor vehicles

2006

2013

Number

%

Number

%

None

11,547

8.9

9,807

7.9

One

50,541

38.9

45,846

37.1

Two

48,306

37.2

47,097

38.1

Three or more

19,581

15.1

20,859

16.9

Total Stated

129,978

100

123,612

100

Not Elsewhere Included

3,768 5,469

  • Permanent private occupied dwellings
  • Note: Some totals may differ between tables due to rounding.

Ward and area unit

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Ward and area unit boundary maps

 

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Last reviewed: Thursday, 9 January 2014

Next review: Wednesday, 9 July 2014

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