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Population Pyramids

Graph It In Excel


Population Pyramids are back-to-back histograms for ages of males and females in a given group. These are usually used to display and compare national and regional populations.

Example 1

Population pyramid for the total New Zealand population (2006).

(Source: Statistics New Zealand)

Example 2

Waikato Region of New Zealand, 2006 Census data

Total Population (Age and sex)
Maori Population (Age and sex)

(Source: Statistics New Zealand)


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