- Household incomes stagnant in Auckland 2006-13, some neighbourhoods experience income declines
- Trend towards concentration of affluence in Auckland has stopped, number of affluent suburbs in Christchurch has increased.
- Household income inequality has dropped slightly, but is still higher than it was prior to 2000
- 2013 census suggests income inequality continues to increase
- Is Auckland as low density as they say it is?
Monthly Archives: December 2013
Auckland’s urban limits have been much in the news recently. On the one hand, there is pressure to free up ‘greenfields’ land on the outskirts for more housing. For example, the Productivity Commission’s 2012 Housing Affordability Enquiry highlighted the central … Continue reading
Census-based affluence and deprivation indices provide us with a snapshot of the distribution of Auckland’s ethnic groups across the city’s poorest and wealthiest neighbourhoods. Maori and Pacific people constitute only 9 per cent of the population of the most affluent … Continue reading
The 2001 and 2006 censuses show that affluence is disproportionately concentrated in New Zealand’s largest cities. While Auckland and Wellington had 33.2 per cent and 9.1 per cent respectively of the national population in 2006, half (56%) of New Zealand’s … Continue reading