Percentage of Māori population proficient in te reo Māori

Table 1: Survey of the Health of the Maori Language, proficiency of well or very well, by age group (2001 and 2006)
Notes:
  1. NA = the listening question was not asked in the 2006 survey.
Age Groups Speaking Listening Reading Writing
2001 2006 2001 2006 2001 2006 2001 2006
15-24 6.1 12.8 10.5 NA 10.3 20.5 9.9 16.4
25-34 3.4 11.1 6.8 NA 6.5 25.6 4.6 14.9
35-44 5.3 10.2 11.1 NA 8.4 15.8 8.0 13.0
45-54 12.2 10.3 22.0 NA 14.7 18.4 13.2 12.6
55+ 29.8 29.3 41.2 NA 33.3 36.8 27.8 29.7
15+ 9.2 14.1 15.3 NA 12.6 21.6 11.0 16.9
15+ (age-standardised) 9.8 14.0 16.2 NA 13.2 22.8 11.6 16.8


Table 2: Students enrolled in te reo Māori courses, by qualification level (2001 to 2006)
 
Notes:
  1. Only includes students enrolled in te reo Māori courses for more than 0.2 EFTS during the year.
  2. Students can be enrolled at more than one level during a year.
Qualification Level 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Level 1 1,724 10,797 14,590 8,775 7,028 5,015
Level 2 2,546 11,609 13,977 8,358 7,352 5,080
Level 3 2,210 2,058 4,176 5,172 2,778 2,156
Level 4 807 1,339 4,372 5,355 3,486 2,997
Level 5 1,092 1,449 1,215 1,296 1,206 1,133
Level 6 442 528 647 578 571 550
Level 7 580 667 1,077 1,131 984 993
Level 8 30 44 82 76 84 85
Level 9 62 69 67 70 53 60
Level 10 12 11 8 9 8 10
All Levels 6,244 15,271 20,547 16,260 12,724 10,454


Table 3: Students enrolled in te reo Māori courses, by provider type (2001 to 2006)
Notes:
  1. Only includes students enrolled in te reo Māori courses for more than 0.2 EFTS during the year.
  2. Students can be enrolled at more than one provider type during a year.
Provider Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Universities 978 886 1,108 1,020 974 896
Institutes of Technology & Polytechnics 1,387 872 1,316 1,092 897 1,172
Wananga 3,165 12,900 17,744 13,662 10,171 7,531
PTEs 463 378 361 360 327 434
OTEPs 335 491 525 541 701 675
All provider types 6,244 15,271 20,547 16,260 12,724 10,454


Table 4: Students enrolled in te reo Māori courses, by ethnic group (2001 to 2006)
Notes:
  1. Only includes students enrolled in te reo Māori courses for more than 0.2 EFTS during the year.
  2. Ethnic group is total response, that is, individuals who identify with more than one ethnic group have been counted in each group.
Ethnic Group 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
European/Pākehā 1,062 3,935 5,928 4,587 3,772 3,061
Māori 5,526 12,309 15,991 12,515 9,595 8,093
Pasifika 106 374 691 650 474 260
Asian 32 87 118 130 147 100
Other 71 283 318 186 173 174
Unknown 70 183 232 196 120 121
Total 6,244 15,271 20,547 16,260 12,724 10,454