2013 New Zealand census information on the Irish in New Zealand

Key Facts:
The Irish ethnic group comprised 14,196 people or less than 1 percent of people that stated an ethnic group living in New Zealand on 5 March 2013.

For people identifying with the Irish ethnic group living in New Zealand on 5 March 2013:

  • The most common region this group lived in was Auckland Region (34.2 percent or 4,854 people).
  • The median age (half are younger and half are older than this age) was 33.6 years.
  • 39.4 percent (5,538 people) were born in New Zealand and 60.6 percent (8,526 people) were born overseas.
  • 88.0 percent (9,537 people) aged 15 years and over had a formal qualification.
  • $36,100 was the median income (half received less and half received more income) for those aged 15 years and over.

Click the here to read the full Irish profile on the Statistics NZ website