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Ashburton District CouncilPopulation forecast

In 2013, the dominant household type in Netherby was 'Couples without 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
Netherby201320282048Change between 2013 and 2048
Couple families with dependents19527.527027.732226.2+127
Couples without dependents19928.028128.838931.7+190
Group households283.9353.6433.5+15
Lone person households19026.825826.431425.5+124
One parent family8111.411011.313511.0+54
Other families172.4222.3262.1+9
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2048, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Netherby was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 28.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 82 households and account for 28.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 5 households, to comprise 2.3% of all households in 2028, compared to 2.4% in 2013.

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