This page continues from the Older people page, which has more recent information.
Reports and articles
Explore information we've gathered from research or analysis.
2006 Census community stories (published 2009, revised 2010)
Read stories about older people based on data from the 2006 Census.
New Zealand’s 65+ population, a statistical volume: 2007 (published 2007)
Key information on the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of older New Zealanders.
Demographic aspects of New Zealand’s ageing population (published 2006)
Summary of the demographic aspects of population ageing in New Zealand and focuses on future ageing.
Older people's access to motor vehicles 2006 (published 2006)
Overview of household motor vehicle access among older New Zealanders. Based on data from the 2001 Census.
Older New Zealanders – 65 and beyond: 2004 (published 2004)
Information on the demographic characteristics of older people, where they live, their family and community participation, their health and disability status, their participation in the labour market, and their economic well-being.
2001 Census snapshot 9: Older people (published 2002, PDF, 5 pages, 286kb)
Key findings about older people using data from the 2001 Census. If you have problems viewing this file, see opening files and PDFs.
Population ageing in New Zealand (published 2000)
Article that reflects on population ageing in New Zealand and its likely implications for social and economic planning. It also encourages greater understanding of evolving demographic changes in this area.