This indicator shows the percentage distribution of the New Zealand population by family type.

Family composition

This indicator shows the percentage distribution of the New Zealand population by family type. The term ‘family type’ means two or more people living in the same household who are one of the following:

  • a couple with or without children (under the age of 18 years)
  • one adult with one or more children.

 

71.9%
of people in families lived in a family with children in 2013.

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