Tokelauan people in New Zealand
Tokelauan People in New Zealand is one of a set of seven profiles on Pacific peoples based on results from the 2001 Census of Population and Dwellings. Comparisons are made between Tokelauan people born in New Zealand and those born overseas, as well as with the total Pacific and total New Zealand resident populations.
- In 2001, Tokelauan people were the sixth largest Pacific ethnic group living in New Zealand, comprising 6,200 or 3 percent of New Zealand’s Pacific population (231,800).
- The Tokelauan population increased by 1,300 or 26 percent between 1996 and 2001.
- More than half (53 percent) of Tokelauan people in New Zealand lived in the Wellington urban area in 2001.
- Tokelauan people born in New Zealand accounted for 66 percent of the total Tokelauan population in New Zealand in 2001 – up from 55 percent in 1991.
- In 2001, 44 percent of Tokelauan people (with a language) were able to hold an everyday conversation in Tokelauan – down from 53 percent in 1996.
- I te 2001 ko tino Tokelau e tu ono ki ei te tokalahi o atumotu o te Pahefika e nonofo i Niu Hila aofakiga 6,200 pe 3 pahene o Pahefika i Niu Hila faitauga (231,800).
- Na hikitia te aofaki o tino Tokelau e 1,300 pe 26 pahene i te va ote 1996 ma te 2001.
- E hilia i te afa (53 pahene) o tino Tokelau i Niu Hila e nonofo i te hikomaga o Ueligitone i te 2001.
- Ko tino Tokelau e fananau i Niu Hila e faitaugia ki te 66 pahene o te aofakiga o tino Tokelau i Niu Hila i te 2001 – hikitaga mai te 55 pahene 1991.
- I te 2001, 44 pahene o tino Tokelau (ma he gagana) nae mafai ke faitala i te faka-Tokelau – he pakuga mai te 53 pahene i te 1996.
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