Story: Wairarapa region

Wairarapa and New Zealand population by age group, 2013

The Wairarapa has a low percentage of young adults compared with New Zealand as a whole. This reflects the exodus of young people from the region once they have finished secondary school. Most leave for tertiary education and greater job opportunities in cities.

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Source: New Zealand census, 2013

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How to cite this page:

Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa region - A divided region', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/12110/wairarapa-and-new-zealand-population-by-age-group-2013 (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by Ben Schrader, updated 3 Mar 2017