Kāpiti Coast DistrictPopulation forecast
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In 2013, the dominant household type in Kāpiti Coast was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Kāpiti Coast, especially in conjunction with age structure, provides insight to the role the area plays in the housing market. Some areas, usually with separate housing stock, are dominated by families. Others, with more dense housing in inner city locations have significant numbers of lone person households and couples without dependents.

Forecast household types
Kāpiti Coast201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents4,93223.05,09720.95,62120.5+689
Couples without dependents7,24433.89,19837.710,75039.2+3,506
Group households4232.04581.94951.8+72
Lone person households6,28229.36,85428.17,50927.4+1,227
One parent family2,16710.12,3899.82,6269.6+459
Other families3791.83761.54091.5+30

Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, February 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 409 One parent family, 2043: 2,626 Lone person households, 2043: 7,509 Group households, 2043: 495 Couples without dependents, 2043: 10,750 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 5,621 Other families, 2028: 376 One parent family, 2028: 2,389 Lone person households, 2028: 6,854 Group households, 2028: 458 Couples without dependents, 2028: 9,198 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 5,097 Other families, 2013: 379 One parent family, 2013: 2,167 Lone person households, 2013: 6,282 Group households, 2013: 423 Couples without dependents, 2013: 7,244 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 4,932
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2013 to 2043
Forecast change in household types, 2013 to 2043 Forecast change in Other families,  2028 to 2043: 33 Forecast change in One parent family,  2028 to 2043: 237 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 655 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: 37 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 1,552 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: 524 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: -3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: 222 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 572 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: 35 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 1,954 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: 165
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2017.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Kāpiti Coast was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 33.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,954 households and account for 37.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 3 households, to comprise 1.5% of all households in 2028, compared to 1.8% in 2013.

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