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Ashburton District CouncilPopulation forecast

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

Analysing the future household structure in Ashburton District Council, 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
Chertsey201320282048Change between 2013 and 2048
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents36136.135432.138531.0+24
Couples without dependents33633.644440.349239.7+156
Group households282.8272.4302.4+2
Lone person households22222.222620.527522.2+53
One parent family424.2413.7463.7+4
Other families111.1111.0121.0+1
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2048, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Chertsey was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 36.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 108 households and account for 40.3% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 7 households, to comprise 32.1% of all households in 2028, compared to 36.1% in 2013.

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