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Upper Hutt City

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Upper Hutt City was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Upper Hutt 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
Upper Hutt City201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents4,80531.04,96827.95,43227.1+627
Couples without dependents4,33328.05,34430.05,99529.9+1,662
Group households3312.13411.93571.8+26
Lone person households3,80924.64,83827.25,76428.8+1,955
One parent family1,82611.81,99211.22,17210.8+346
Other families3832.53181.83161.6-67

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 316 One parent family, 2043: 2,172 Lone person households, 2043: 5,764 Group households, 2043: 357 Couples without dependents, 2043: 5,995 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 5,432 Other families, 2028: 318 One parent family, 2028: 1,992 Lone person households, 2028: 4,838 Group households, 2028: 341 Couples without dependents, 2028: 5,344 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 4,968 Other families, 2013: 383 One parent family, 2013: 1,826 Lone person households, 2013: 3,809 Group households, 2013: 331 Couples without dependents, 2013: 4,333 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 4,805
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, November 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: -2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2028 to 2043: 180 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 926 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: 16 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 651 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: 464 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: -65 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: 166 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 1,029 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: 10 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 1,011 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: 163
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2016.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Upper Hutt City was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 31.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 1,029 households and account for 27.2% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 65 households, to comprise 1.8% of all households in 2028, compared to 2.5% in 2013.

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