New Zealand Atlas of Population Change

Percentage of Population Born Overseas

These maps are based on the census question: ‘which country were you born in?’ They show the percentage of each territorial authority and Auckland local board area’s population that was born overseas, irrespective of years since arrival, at the 2006 and 2013 censuses. The deeper red/orange colours denote the higher percentages, the paler yellow/pink/white colours denote smaller percentages. The impact of recent international migration to parts of the South Island is particularly noticeable – also go to the maps for ‘overseas born by years of residence’ and compare those for ‘up to 5 years’ with ‘5 to 10 years’.