2013 in review

Happy New Year from the CPIT Library Bloggers

WordPress has provided us with some statistics for our Blog in 2013. Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 11,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

What is the population of Aotearoa/New Zealand?

and the answer is:         


(Monday, 28 Sep 2009 at 01:19:32 pm)


Did you know in Aotearoa/New Zealand there is:

  • One birth every 8 minutes and 10 seconds.
  • One death every 16 minutes and 38 seconds.
  • A net migration gain of one Aotearoa/New Zealand resident every 26 minutes and 33 seconds.


 Want to know more?

Go to the Statistics New Zealand website at http://www.stats.govt.nz/ and you will find a wide range of free statistics about the economy, environment, industry and people of Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Use the quick links to find information and data relating to the Census of Population and Dwellings that is taken every five years. The census counts everyone in Aotearoa/New Zealand on census night, providing a ‘snapshot’ of our society at a point in time.

If you want to know more about any region, district or suburb in Aotearoa/New Zealand go into the 2006 Census data and click on QuickStats. Click on About a Place and find the region, district or suburb you want. Here you will find lots of interesting statistics, e.g. the population on census night, the  numbers of males and females, age groups, ethnic groups, languages spoken, marital status, educational qualifications, occupations, incomes, family types, household compositions, transport used, and access to phone and internet.