Story: Hauraki–Coromandel region

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Land area

  • Hauraki–Coromandel: 3,441 sq km
  • New Zealand: 268,690 sq km

Climate

(National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research data, 1971–2000)

Thames

  • Mean temperature, January: 19.7°C
  • Mean temperature, July: 10.5°C
  • Mean annual rainfall: 1,151mm
  • Mean annual sunshine: 1,858 hours

Total population, 2006 and 2013

  • Hauraki–Coromandel: 43,880 (2006); 43,992 (2013)
  • New Zealand: 4,027,947 (2006); 4,242,051 (2013)

Ethnic affiliation, 2013

(Multiple responses allowed)

European

  • Hauraki–Coromandel: 87.1%
  • New Zealand: 74.0%

Māori

  • Hauraki–Coromandel: 18.4%
  • New Zealand: 14.9%

Pacific Island

  • Hauraki–Coromandel: 1.9%
  • New Zealand: 7.4%

Asian (including Indian)

  • Hauraki–Coromandel: 2.5%
  • New Zealand: 11.8%

Middle Eastern, Latin American, African

  • Hauraki–Coromandel: 0.3%
  • New Zealand: 1.2%

Principal tribes and sub-tribes

Ngāti Maru, Ngāti Tamaterā, Ngāti Whanaunga, Ngāti Pāoa, Ngāti Hako, Ngāti Hei, Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Pukenga.

Population of major urban area, 2013

  • Thames: 6,693

Age distribution, 2013

Under 15

  • Hauraki–Coromandel: 17.6%
  • New Zealand: 20.4%

15–64

  • Hauraki–Coromandel: 57.5%
  • New Zealand: 65.3%

65 and over

  • Hauraki–Coromandel: 24.9%
  • New Zealand: 14.3%

Employment by industry, 2013

(Figures are for workers aged 15 and over, in selected industries in which the region’s employment pattern is most distinctive)

Agriculture, forestry and fishing

  • Hauraki–Coromandel: 8.8%
  • New Zealand: 5.7%

Construction

  • Hauraki–Coromandel: 6.7%
  • New Zealand: 6.5%

Professional, scientific and technical

  • Hauraki–Coromandel: 3.2%
  • New Zealand: 7.8%

Unemployment, 2013

  • Hauraki–Coromandel: 4.0%
  • New Zealand: 7.1%

Livestock numbers, 2012

Sheep

  • Hauraki–Coromandel: 67,660
  • New Zealand: 31,262,715

Dairy cattle

  • Hauraki–Coromandel: 190,176
  • New Zealand: 6,445,681

Beef cattle

  • Hauraki–Coromandel: 45,886
  • New Zealand: 3,734,412
How to cite this page:

Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel region - Facts and figures', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/hauraki-coromandel-region/page-14 (accessed 12 December 2018)

Story by Paul Monin, published 15 Dec 2010, updated 14 Apr 2016