Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua region

Manawatū and Horowhenua social profile, 2013

In 2013 proportionately far more people in Horowhenua were aged 65 and over than in Manawatū, including Palmerston North. There was also a higher proportion of Māori, and people lived on a lower median income. Rural Manawatū district had a much higher proportion of Europeans than either Palmerston North or Horowhenua.

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Source: New Zealand census 2013

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua region - Population', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 June 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015