Story: Inner-city living

Age of apartment dwellers, 2001

Age of apartment dwellers, 2001

A 2001 survey of apartment (or multi-unit) residents in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch found that of those living in the inner city the largest proportion were aged in their 20s. This reflected a desire among young adults to be close to city workplaces, universities and amenities such as shops, cafés and nightspots.

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How to cite this page:

Philip Morrison and Ben Schrader, 'Inner-city living - Inner-city people', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/graph/23757/age-of-apartment-dwellers-2001 (accessed 7 December 2019)

Story by Philip Morrison and Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010