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Appendix A: At-risk children and youth by region

Table 1: Number and proportion of children and youth at risk across New Zealand
Age group Region Population At risk* % at risk*
0 to 5 years Auckland Region 125,121 13,212 10.6%
  Bay of Plenty Region 23,136 4,527 19.6%
  Canterbury Region 40,161 3,816 9.5%
  Gisborne Region 4,278 1,098 25.7%
  Hawke's Bay Region 13,014 2,697 20.7%
  Manawatu-Wanganui Region 17,997 3,192 17.7%
  Marlborough Region 3,054 384 12.6%
  Nelson Region 3,333 453 13.6%
  Northland Region 13,509 3,498 25.9%
  Otago Region 13,572 1,296 9.5%
  Southland Region 7,368 1,041 14.1%
  Taranaki Region 9,396 1,239 13.2%
  Tasman Region 2,994 252 8.4%
  Waikato Region 36,030 5,769 16.0%
  Wellington Region 35,790 3,567 10.0%
  West Coast Region 2,175 321 14.8%
6 to 14 years Auckland Region 178,278 21,501 12.1%
  Bay of Plenty Region 36,897 6,867 18.6%
  Canterbury Region 61,683 6,129 9.9%
  Gisborne Region 6,765 1,674 24.7%
  Hawke's Bay Region 20,382 4,011 19.7%
  Manawatu-Wanganui Region 27,924 5,166 18.5%
  Marlborough Region 4,755 606 12.7%
  Nelson Region 5,370 702 13.1%
  Northland Region 21,372 5,400 25.3%
  Otago Region 21,012 2,109 10.0%
  Southland Region 11,445 1,680 14.7%
  Taranaki Region 14,409 2,052 14.2%
  Tasman Region 6,060 555 9.2%
  Waikato Region 54,252 8,904 16.4%
  Wellington Region 54,789 5,619 10.3%
  West Coast Region 3,369 507 15.0%
15 to 19 years Auckland Region 98,946 10,992 11.1%
  Bay of Plenty Region 19,686 3,585 18.2%
  Canterbury Region 35,223 3,999 11.4%
  Gisborne Region 3,423 780 22.8%
  Hawke's Bay Region 11,094 2,022 18.2%
  Manawatu-Wanganui Region 15,489 2,769 17.9%
  Marlborough Region 2,466 345 14.0%
  Nelson Region 3,117 474 15.2%
  Northland Region 10,827 2,478 22.9%
  Otago Region 13,176 1,479 11.2%
  Southland Region 6,141 1,047 17.0%
  Taranaki Region 7,521 1,209 16.1%
  Tasman Region 3,090 360 11.7%
  Waikato Region 29,289 4,785 16.3%
  Wellington Region 30,705 3,588 11.7%
  West Coast Region 1,683 297 17.6%
20 to 24 years Auckland Region 104,451 6,303 6.0%
  Bay of Plenty Region 16,239 2,073 12.8%
  Canterbury Region 37,800 2,760 7.3%
  Gisborne Region 2,940 501 17.0%
  Hawke's Bay Region 8,868 1,245 14.0%
  Manawatu-Wanganui Region 15,207 1,542 10.1%
  Marlborough Region 2,082 264 12.7%
  Nelson Region 2,631 336 12.8%
  Northland Region 8,724 1,422 16.3%
  Otago Region 16,362 1,026 6.3%
  Southland Region 5,718 756 13.2%
  Taranaki Region 6,558 735 11.2%
  Tasman Region 2,160 207 9.6%
  Waikato Region 28,563 2,877 10.1%
  Wellington Region 34,785 2,064 5.9%
  West Coast Region 1,656 213 12.9%

* Children aged 0 to 14 are identified as being 'at risk' if they have two or more risk indicators. Youth aged 15 to 24 are identified as being at risk if they meet the criteria for inclusion in one or more of ten target populations.

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