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Porirua City

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Porirua City is forecast to grow from 18,104 in 2013 to 21,130 in 2028, with the average household size falling from 3.07 to 2.91 by 2028.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Porirua City. 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
Porirua CityForecast year
Summary2013201820232028203320382043
Population53,70055,62457,99859,62761,48863,19464,843
Change in population (5yrs)--1,9242,3731,6301,8611,7061,649
Average annual change--0.71%0.84%0.56%0.62%0.55%0.52%
Households17,24718,28619,36020,20021,11521,94822,689
Average household size3.073.002.962.912.872.842.82
Population in non private dwellings709709779819869919919
Dwellings18,10419,17220,26921,13022,07022,92323,673
Dwelling occupancy rate95.2795.3895.5295.6095.6795.7595.84

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2043 Average household size: 2.82 2042 Average household size: 2.82 2041 Average household size: 2.82 2040 Average household size: 2.83 2039 Average household size: 2.83 2038 Average household size: 2.84 2037 Average household size: 2.84 2036 Average household size: 2.85 2035 Average household size: 2.86 2034 Average household size: 2.86 2033 Average household size: 2.87 2032 Average household size: 2.88 2031 Average household size: 2.89 2030 Average household size: 2.89 2029 Average household size: 2.90 2028 Average household size: 2.91 2027 Average household size: 2.92 2026 Average household size: 2.93 2025 Average household size: 2.94 2024 Average household size: 2.95 2023 Average household size: 2.96 2022 Average household size: 2.96 2021 Average household size: 2.97 2020 Average household size: 2.98 2019 Average household size: 2.99 2018 Average household size: 3.00 2017 Average household size: 3.01 2016 Average household size: 3.02 2015 Average household size: 3.03 2014 Average household size: 3.05 2013 Average household size: 3.07 2043 Average household size: 2.82 2042 Average household size: 2.82 2041 Average household size: 2.82 2040 Average household size: 2.83 2039 Average household size: 2.83 2038 Average household size: 2.84 2037 Average household size: 2.84 2036 Average household size: 2.85 2035 Average household size: 2.86 2034 Average household size: 2.86 2033 Average household size: 2.87 2032 Average household size: 2.88 2031 Average household size: 2.89 2030 Average household size: 2.89 2029 Average household size: 2.90 2028 Average household size: 2.91 2027 Average household size: 2.92 2026 Average household size: 2.93 2025 Average household size: 2.94 2024 Average household size: 2.95 2023 Average household size: 2.96 2022 Average household size: 2.96 2021 Average household size: 2.97 2020 Average household size: 2.98 2019 Average household size: 2.99 2018 Average household size: 3.00 2017 Average household size: 3.01 2016 Average household size: 3.02 2015 Average household size: 3.03 2014 Average household size: 3.05 2043 Households: 22,688 2042 Households: 22,541 2041 Households: 22,393 2040 Households: 22,245 2039 Households: 22,098 2038 Households: 21,951 2037 Households: 21,808 2036 Households: 21,658 2035 Households: 21,491 2034 Households: 21,303 2033 Households: 21,116 2032 Households: 20,931 2031 Households: 20,746 2030 Households: 20,561 2029 Households: 20,378 2028 Households: 20,200 2027 Households: 20,047 2026 Households: 19,892 2025 Households: 19,732 2024 Households: 19,559 2023 Households: 19,360 2022 Households: 19,169 2021 Households: 18,952 2020 Households: 18,735 2019 Households: 18,514 2018 Households: 18,287 2017 Households: 18,045 2016 Households: 17,835 2015 Households: 17,635 2014 Households: 17,470 2013 Households: 17,246 2043 Total population: 64,843 2042 Total population: 64,494 2041 Total population: 64,152 2040 Total population: 63,821 2039 Total population: 63,502 2038 Total population: 63,194 2037 Total population: 62,922 2036 Total population: 62,633 2035 Total population: 62,277 2034 Total population: 61,817 2033 Total population: 61,488 2032 Total population: 61,061 2031 Total population: 60,702 2030 Total population: 60,326 2029 Total population: 59,972 2028 Total population: 59,627 2027 Total population: 59,330 2026 Total population: 59,048 2025 Total population: 58,754 2024 Total population: 58,398 2023 Total population: 57,998 2022 Total population: 57,544 2021 Total population: 57,043 2020 Total population: 56,588 2019 Total population: 56,095 2018 Total population: 55,624 2017 Total population: 55,024 2016 Total population: 54,595 2015 Total population: 54,199 2014 Total population: 53,915 2013 Total population: 53,700
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2016.

Key findings

In 2013, the total population of Porirua City was estimated to be 53,700 people. It is expected to increase by over 5,900 people to 59,627 by 2028, at an average annual growth rate of 0.70%. This is based on an increase of over 2,900 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.07 to 2.91 by 2028.

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