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Kāpiti Coast

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Kāpiti Coast is forecast to grow from 23,680 in 2013 to 26,337 in 2028, with the average household size falling from 2.33 to 2.28 by 2028.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Kāpiti Coast. 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
Kāpiti CoastForecast year
Summary2013201820232028203320382043
Population50,70052,76254,65156,60358,98061,25463,685
Change in population (5yrs)--2,0621,8901,9522,3772,2732,431
Average annual change--0.80%0.71%0.70%0.83%0.76%0.78%
Households21,42822,40323,37324,37025,41626,36827,411
Average household size2.332.322.302.282.282.282.28
Population in non private dwellings6968949541,0041,0841,1441,214
Dwellings23,68024,56825,44526,33727,26828,17529,164
Dwelling occupancy rate90.4991.1991.8692.5393.2193.5993.99

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2043 Average household size: 2.28 2042 Average household size: 2.28 2041 Average household size: 2.28 2040 Average household size: 2.28 2039 Average household size: 2.28 2038 Average household size: 2.28 2037 Average household size: 2.28 2036 Average household size: 2.28 2035 Average household size: 2.28 2034 Average household size: 2.28 2033 Average household size: 2.28 2032 Average household size: 2.28 2031 Average household size: 2.28 2030 Average household size: 2.28 2029 Average household size: 2.28 2028 Average household size: 2.28 2027 Average household size: 2.28 2026 Average household size: 2.29 2025 Average household size: 2.29 2024 Average household size: 2.29 2023 Average household size: 2.30 2022 Average household size: 2.30 2021 Average household size: 2.30 2020 Average household size: 2.31 2019 Average household size: 2.31 2018 Average household size: 2.31 2017 Average household size: 2.31 2016 Average household size: 2.31 2015 Average household size: 2.32 2014 Average household size: 2.32 2013 Average household size: 2.33 2043 Average household size: 2.28 2042 Average household size: 2.28 2041 Average household size: 2.28 2040 Average household size: 2.28 2039 Average household size: 2.28 2038 Average household size: 2.28 2037 Average household size: 2.28 2036 Average household size: 2.28 2035 Average household size: 2.28 2034 Average household size: 2.28 2033 Average household size: 2.28 2032 Average household size: 2.28 2031 Average household size: 2.28 2030 Average household size: 2.28 2029 Average household size: 2.28 2028 Average household size: 2.28 2027 Average household size: 2.28 2026 Average household size: 2.29 2025 Average household size: 2.29 2024 Average household size: 2.29 2023 Average household size: 2.30 2022 Average household size: 2.30 2021 Average household size: 2.30 2020 Average household size: 2.31 2019 Average household size: 2.31 2018 Average household size: 2.31 2017 Average household size: 2.31 2016 Average household size: 2.31 2015 Average household size: 2.32 2014 Average household size: 2.32 2043 Households: 27,409 2042 Households: 27,196 2041 Households: 26,985 2040 Households: 26,776 2039 Households: 26,570 2038 Households: 26,370 2037 Households: 26,165 2036 Households: 25,974 2035 Households: 25,782 2034 Households: 25,598 2033 Households: 25,413 2032 Households: 25,213 2031 Households: 25,008 2030 Households: 24,800 2029 Households: 24,590 2028 Households: 24,371 2027 Households: 24,150 2026 Households: 23,933 2025 Households: 23,736 2024 Households: 23,549 2023 Households: 23,371 2022 Households: 23,189 2021 Households: 23,002 2020 Households: 22,808 2019 Households: 22,610 2018 Households: 22,406 2017 Households: 22,228 2016 Households: 22,082 2015 Households: 21,904 2014 Households: 21,704 2013 Households: 21,428 2043 Total population: 63,685 2042 Total population: 63,160 2041 Total population: 62,684 2040 Total population: 62,216 2039 Total population: 61,715 2038 Total population: 61,254 2037 Total population: 60,749 2036 Total population: 60,305 2035 Total population: 59,865 2034 Total population: 59,400 2033 Total population: 58,980 2032 Total population: 58,481 2031 Total population: 58,020 2030 Total population: 57,565 2029 Total population: 57,066 2028 Total population: 56,603 2027 Total population: 56,175 2026 Total population: 55,757 2025 Total population: 55,342 2024 Total population: 54,995 2023 Total population: 54,651 2022 Total population: 54,247 2021 Total population: 53,870 2020 Total population: 53,515 2019 Total population: 53,143 2018 Total population: 52,762 2017 Total population: 52,343 2016 Total population: 52,001 2015 Total population: 51,634 2014 Total population: 51,123 2013 Total population: 50,700
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2017.

Key findings

In 2013, the total population of Kāpiti Coast was estimated to be 50,700 people. It is expected to increase by over 5,900 people to 56,603 by 2028, at an average annual growth rate of 0.74%. This is based on an increase of over 2,900 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.33 to 2.28 by 2028.

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