Statistics NZ has produced a graphic based on census data showing what New Zealand would look like if it was a village of 100 people.
Forty nine of the people are male, 51 female.
Fourteen of them are Maori and five of those are aged under 15.
Seventy people in he village were born in New Zealand, 24 were born overseas and six don’t know where they
Seventy are European, 14 are Maori, 11 Asian, 7 Pacific, 2 are described as other and 1 is Latin American/MIddle Eastern/African.
Ninety people speak English, three speak Maori, 2 each speak Samoan or Hindi, and 1 each speak Northern Chinese, French, Yue, Sinitic not further defined, German, Tongan, Tagalog, Afrikaans, Spanish or Korean.
Sevens peak other languages including NZ sign language.
Eighty people are aged 15 or older.
Four out of 5 have a formal qualification and three out of 5 Maori aged over 15 are in full time work.
The village has 10 professionals, 8 managers, 5 clerical and administrative workers, 5 trades people and technicians, 5 labourers, 4 community and personal service workers, 4 sales workers and 2 machinery operators or drivers.
Three men and one woman earn more than $100,001.
Four men and two women earn $70,001 – $100,000.
Thirteen men and 12 women earn $30,001 – $70,000.
Fifteen men and 25 women earn $30,000 or less.
Four men and four women didn’t state their earnings.
The difference in median income for men and women is $13, 400. The median for Maori is $22,500 with a median for Maori men of $27,200 and Maori women $19,900.
Two things stand out: there are no New Zealanders in the village and no-one involved in the agriculture, horticulture or other food production.