ORANGE

We are at ORANGE according to the NZ COVID-19 Protection Framework.  Protect yourself and our community by getting boosted, wearing a mask when out and about and reducing contact with others. Hospital visitors don’t need a Vaccine Pass, but must wear a surgical/medical paper mask. Fabric face coverings are no longer acceptable.  See our COVID-19 page for general COVID-19 advice, detailed hospital visiting guidelines and COVID-19 tests.

See www.vaccinatecanterburywestcoast.nz for info on vaccinations.

West Coast DHB Census

What the Census tells us

The West Coast DHB has released a quick snapshot of the latest census data available. Statistics New Zealand is yet to release all of the data from the 2013 Census, but early results of the census indicate how the profile of our population has changed. Consideration of these changes is crucial to the planning of future health services on the West Coast.

West Coast DHB Census Summary

What information does the summary document contain?

  • Population data (age distribution, trends, households, density per region, ethnicity)
  • Demographic changes
  • Access to telecommunication systems
  • How we can use that data (especially data that shows challenges) to improve from here and move forward

View the Summary:

Page last updated: 19 March 2019

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