Community Profile

This page provides access to Census information for Porirua.

What does the Community Profile offer?

Porirua Census data is now available through the online Porirua Community Profile

This demographic information product is an externally managed public resource from .id - a company of population experts. All of the councils in the Wellington region now use this tool.

The Porirua Community Profile provides easy access to Porirua’s Census population data. There is a wide range of information available including:

  • age
  • gender
  • ethnicity
  • income
  • qualifications
  • birthplace
  • languages
  • employment
  • religion
  • family types
  • household types
  • travel
  • telecommunications use
  • regional and national data comparisons from different Census periods

The Profile is easy to use, with drop down menus and graphs, tables and export functions, which can be cut and pasted without losing format or resolution.

The site will continue to be updated as more information is provided by Statistics NZ.

Who can use the Community Profile?

Anyone can use the Community Profile.

The information is for public use and will be helpful to:

  • businesses
  • community, sports, recreation and special interest groups
  • students
  • residents
  • the Council.

What can it be used for?

The Community Profile can help with:

  • study
  • research
  • reports
  • business cases
  • grant applications
  • asset management
  • long term planning
  • resource management
  • village planning
  • presentations
  • submissions to the Council and government departments.

The Community Profile complements the Council's other online tools for local information such as:

Links to more information

You can view the Community Profile on

.id will provide training for anyone interested. Contact Stuart Parkinson on (04) 237 1610 or for more information.