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Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Porirua City was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Porirua City, 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
Porirua City201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents6,06935.26,68033.17,26032.0+1,191
Couples without dependents4,26124.75,65128.06,58129.0+2,320
Group households3652.14392.24732.1+108
Lone person households3,07917.93,75018.64,46519.7+1,386
One parent family2,53514.72,72413.52,91212.8+377
Other families9375.49574.79974.4+60

Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, April 2016.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 997 One parent family, 2043: 2,912 Lone person households, 2043: 4,465 Group households, 2043: 473 Couples without dependents, 2043: 6,581 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 7,260 Other families, 2028: 957 One parent family, 2028: 2,724 Lone person households, 2028: 3,750 Group households, 2028: 439 Couples without dependents, 2028: 5,651 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 6,680 Other families, 2013: 937 One parent family, 2013: 2,535 Lone person households, 2013: 3,079 Group households, 2013: 365 Couples without dependents, 2013: 4,261 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 6,069
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2016.
Forecast change in household types, 2013 to 2043
Forecast change in household types, 2013 to 2043 Forecast change in Other families,  2028 to 2043: 40 Forecast change in One parent family,  2028 to 2043: 188 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 715 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: 34 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 930 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: 580 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: 20 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: 189 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 671 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: 74 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 1,390 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: 611
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2016.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Porirua City was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 35.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,390 households and account for 28.0% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 20 households, to comprise 4.7% of all households in 2028, compared to 5.4% in 2013.

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