Population, households and dwellings
The number of dwellings in Hutt City is forecast to grow from 38,547 in 2013 to 41,038 in 2028, with the average household size falling from 2.71 to 2.63 by 2028.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Hutt City. The period 2013 to 2028, as the short to medium term, is likely to be the most accurate and useful forecast information for immediate planning purposes.
It is important to look at the relationship between population and average household size. If the average household size is falling, then there will need to be growth in the number of households (and dwellings for them to live in) to maintain or grow the population.
|Forecast population, households and dwellings|
|Hutt City||Forecast year|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||1,192||1,083||1,493||1,513||1,566||1,837|
|Average annual change||--||0.23%||0.21%||0.29%||0.29%||0.29%||0.34%|
|Average household size||2.71||2.69||2.65||2.63||2.60||2.58||2.57|
|Population in non private dwellings||1,313||1,415||1,541||1,628||1,733||1,793||1,793|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||95.52||95.59||95.72||95.82||95.96||96.06||96.13|
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, April 2016.
In 2013, the total population of Hutt City was estimated to be 101,200 people. It is expected to increase by over 3,700 people to 104,968 by 2028, at an average annual growth rate of 0.24%. This is based on an increase of over 2,500 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.71 to 2.63 by 2028.