Story: Bay of Plenty region

West and east populations, 2013

The Bay of Plenty falls into two demographic regions – west and east. People in the west are typically older, better off, and Pākehā. The east is typically younger, less well off and Māori. This table of smaller settlements demonstrates that there are many local variations.

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Source: Statistics New Zealand

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty region - Population: 1840 onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/5642/west-and-east-populations-2013 (accessed 16 May 2021)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Aug 2016