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Ashburton District CouncilPopulation forecast

Fairton - Ashburton Northeast

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Fairton - Ashburton Northeast 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
Fairton - Ashburton Northeast201320282048Change between 2013 and 2048
Couple families with dependents16031.924527.732926.2+169
Couples without dependents24849.542047.658947.0+341
Group households102.0161.8221.8+12
Lone person households5210.415417.424919.9+197
One parent family244.8384.3514.1+27
Other families71.4101.1141.1+7
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2048, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Fairton - Ashburton Northeast was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 49.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 172 households and account for 47.6% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 3 households, to comprise 1.1% of all households in 2028, compared to 1.4% in 2013.

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