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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 dependents6,06935.26,76833.17,35432.0+1,285
Couples without dependents4,26124.75,70027.86,62528.9+2,364
Group households3652.14512.24812.1+116
Lone person households3,07917.93,80718.64,52019.7+1,441
One parent family2,53514.72,77813.62,96012.9+425
Other families9375.49744.81,0154.4+78

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 1,015 One parent family, 2043: 2,960 Lone person households, 2043: 4,520 Group households, 2043: 481 Couples without dependents, 2043: 6,625 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 7,354 Other families, 2028: 974 One parent family, 2028: 2,778 Lone person households, 2028: 3,807 Group households, 2028: 451 Couples without dependents, 2028: 5,700 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 6,768 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: 41 Forecast change in One parent family,  2028 to 2043: 182 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 713 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: 30 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 925 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: 586 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: 37 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: 243 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 728 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: 86 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 1,439 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: 699
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 1,439 households and account for 27.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 37 households, to comprise 4.8% of all households in 2028, compared to 5.4% in 2013.

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