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Population, households and dwellings

The table below provides a summary of the gender, age, family, housing and employment breakdown for each rohe.

For each of the rohe profile tables, by changing the population benchmark, you can choose to compare your chosen rohe to:

  • the total population of the Rohe,
  • the wider Māori population, or
  • the overall New Zealand population.
Summary statistics
Waikato-Waiariki - Rohe20132006Change
Number of Māori within rohe% of Māori within roheNew Zealand Māori population %Number of Māori within rohe% of Māori within roheNew Zealand Māori population %2006 to 2013
Population summary--------------
Total population162,234100.0100.0156,003100.0100.0+6,231
Age groups--------------
5 to 19 years51,35131.731.352,28733.533.3-936
Adults 20 to 64 years82,62050.951.678,52250.351.0+4,098
Mature adults 65 to 84 years9,3575.85.47,1644.64.1+2,193
Senior citizens 85 years and over4800.30.33210.20.2+159
People in dwellings--------------
Occupied private dwellings155,43399.098.6146,85699.198.8+8,577
Non private dwellings1,5181.01.41,3500.91.2+168
Couples with children70,00552.253.370,18854.854.6-183
Couples without children20,01614.915.117,63113.814.3+2,385
One parent families44,16332.931.640,36531.531.1+3,798
One family households124,13779.979.1118,58780.780.4+5,550
Multiple family households16,62010.711.015,72010.710.2+900
Group households4,1042.63.33,9572.73.5+147
Lone person households8,7335.65.77,0204.85.0+1,713
Labour force--------------
Not in the labour force35,62233.031.631,09230.628.9+4,530

Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2006 and 2013.