Albert-Eden Local Board

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Albert-Eden Local Board
Local Board of Auckland Council
Albert-Eden local board.svg
Location of Albert-Eden in Auckland
Formation 2010
Coordinates 36°52′22″S 174°45′07″E / 36.872813°S 174.751810°E / -36.872813; 174.751810Coordinates: 36°52′22″S 174°45′07″E / 36.872813°S 174.751810°E / -36.872813; 174.751810
Chair
Peter Haynes (CV)
Deputy Chair
Glenda Fryer (CV)
Political groups
  City Vision (5)
Ward
Albert-Eden-Roskill
Budget
NZ$32,925,000

The Albert-Eden Local Board is one of the 21 local boards of the Auckland Council.

The Albert-Eden board, named after the two volcanic cones in the board area: Mount Albert and Mount Eden, covers the suburbs of Balmoral, Epsom, Greenlane, Kingsland, Morningside, Mount Albert, Mount Eden, Owairaka, Point Chevalier, Sandringham, and Waterview.[1] The total population residing in the Albert-Eden Local Board area, as of the June 2016 was 106,600.[2]

The board is governed by eight board members elected from two subdivisions: four from the Owairaka subdivision (western half of the board area), and four from the Maungawhau subdivision (eastern half).[1] The first board members were elected with the nationwide local elections on Saturday 9 October 2010; the local board's second election closed on 12 October 2013.

Population[edit]

As of 2013, Albert-Eden has a total population of 94,695, with an average age of 34. It has a Māori population of 6,108, with an average age of 27.3 The area has a total of 34,134 dwellings. The population is 63.2% European, 6.8% Māori, 7.8% Pacific and 28.2% Asian. 2.1% of the population is Middle Eastern, Latin American and African, and 1.2% is part of another ethnic groups. 38.4% percent of the population was born overseas.[3]

The median income of Albert-Eden residents is $32,800, and 90.2% of the population has formal qualifications. 55.5% of households own their own home, and 86.1% have access to the internet. The median rent is $370 per household.[3]

Economy[edit]

As of 2013, 21% of people are employed in healthcare and social assistance, making it the largest source of employment in the local board area. 13% of people are employed in education and training, 13% are in professional, scientific and technical service roles, and 12% are in the retail trade. 8% of Albert-Eden residents work in accommodation and food services.[3]

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