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Kāpiti Coast

Population and age structure

Between 2013 and 2028, the age structure forecasts for Kāpiti Coast indicate a 0.8% decrease in population under working age, a 35.7% increase in population of retirement age, and a 5.0% increase in population of working age.

Knowledge of how the age structure of the population is changing is essential for planning age-based facilities and services, such as child care, recreation and aged care.

The forecast age groups of Kāpiti Coast is a function of the current age of the population (people aging each year, being born and dying) as well as the age of people migrating into and out of the area. This in turn is driven by location (fringe, city centre, regional or rural) the existing housing stock (separate dwellings, medium or high density), the amount and type of new residential development (same as existing stock, or diversifying) and where the area is in a cycle of change. We call this the area’s residential role and function. You can learn more about this in the section household and suburb life cycles.

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Kāpiti Coast - Total persons201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 4 3,0105.92,8715.13,2455.1+236
5 to 9 3,1316.23,1915.63,6195.7+489
10 to 14 3,2106.33,2165.73,5595.6+349
15 to 19 2,9305.82,9915.33,1414.9+211
20 to 24 2,0984.12,2704.02,4143.8+316
25 to 29 1,7003.42,0043.52,1693.4+469
30 to 34 2,0003.92,2944.12,5844.1+584
35 to 39 2,5205.02,7784.93,1875.0+667
40 to 44 3,5607.03,1605.63,6375.7+77
45 to 49 3,6097.13,3846.03,8846.1+274
50 to 54 3,7707.43,4916.23,9476.2+177
55 to 59 3,2596.43,8236.83,9506.2+691
60 to 64 3,2106.33,8996.94,0846.4+875
65 to 69 3,4786.94,1137.34,2996.8+822
70 to 74 2,9805.93,9096.94,5917.2+1,611
75 to 79 2,4004.73,5456.34,3616.8+1,962
80 to 84 1,9403.82,9665.23,7245.8+1,783
85 and over1,8953.72,6974.83,2885.2+1,394
Total persons50,700100.056,603100.063,685100.0+12,985

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

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2043: 3,288 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2043: 3,724 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2043: 4,361 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2043: 4,591 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2043: 4,299 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2043: 4,084 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2043: 3,950 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2043: 3,947 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2043: 3,884 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2043: 3,637 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2043: 3,187 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2043: 2,584 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2043: 2,169 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2043: 2,414 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2043: 3,141 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2043: 3,559 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2043: 3,619 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2043: 3,245 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2028: 2,697 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2028: 2,966 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2028: 3,545 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2028: 3,909 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2028: 4,113 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2028: 3,899 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2028: 3,823 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2028: 3,491 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2028: 3,384 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2028: 3,160 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2028: 2,778 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2028: 2,294 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2028: 2,004 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2028: 2,270 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2028: 2,991 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2028: 3,216 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2028: 3,191 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2028: 2,871 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2013: 1,895 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2013: 1,940 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2013: 2,400 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2013: 2,980 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2013: 3,478 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2013: 3,210 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2013: 3,259 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2013: 3,770 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2013: 3,609 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2013: 3,560 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2013: 2,520 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2013: 2,000 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2013: 1,700 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2013: 2,098 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2013: 2,930 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2013: 3,210 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2013: 3,131 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2013: 3,010
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2017.
Forecast change in age structure - 5 year age groups
Forecast change in age structure - 5 year age groups Forecast persons aged 85+,  2028 to 2043: 591 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2028 to 2043: 758 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2028 to 2043: 817 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2028 to 2043: 682 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2028 to 2043: 186 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2028 to 2043: 185 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2028 to 2043: 127 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2028 to 2043: 456 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2028 to 2043: 500 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2028 to 2043: 477 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2028 to 2043: 408 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2028 to 2043: 289 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2028 to 2043: 165 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2028 to 2043: 144 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2028 to 2043: 150 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2028 to 2043: 342 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2028 to 2043: 429 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2028 to 2043: 375 Forecast persons aged 85+,  2013 to 2028: 802 Forecast persons aged 80-84,  2013 to 2028: 1,026 Forecast persons aged 75-79,  2013 to 2028: 1,145 Forecast persons aged 70-74,  2013 to 2028: 929 Forecast persons aged 65-69,  2013 to 2028: 635 Forecast persons aged 60-64,  2013 to 2028: 689 Forecast persons aged 55-59,  2013 to 2028: 564 Forecast persons aged 50-54,  2013 to 2028: -279 Forecast persons aged 45-49,  2013 to 2028: -225 Forecast persons aged 40-44,  2013 to 2028: -400 Forecast persons aged 35-39,  2013 to 2028: 259 Forecast persons aged 30-34,  2013 to 2028: 294 Forecast persons aged 25-29,  2013 to 2028: 304 Forecast persons aged 20-24,  2013 to 2028: 172 Forecast persons aged 15-19,  2013 to 2028: 61 Forecast persons aged 10-14,  2013 to 2028: 6 Forecast persons aged 5-9,  2013 to 2028: 60 Forecast persons aged 0-4,  2013 to 2028: -139
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2017.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant age structure for persons in Kāpiti Coast was ages 50 to 54 , which accounted for 7.4% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in ages 75 to 79 , which is expected to increase by 1,145 and account for 6.3% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2028 is 65 to 69 years, with a total of 4,113 persons.

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