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Bay of Island Rural

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Bay of Island Rural was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Far North District, 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
Bay of Island Rural201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents54627.946522.349622.5-50
Couples without dependents74938.387541.989740.7+148
Group households331.7412.0502.3+17
Lone person households38319.647622.851323.3+130
One parent family19510.01889.02049.3+9
Other families482.5422.0432.0-5

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 43 One parent family, 2043: 204 Lone person households, 2043: 513 Group households, 2043: 50 Couples without dependents, 2043: 897 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 496 Other families, 2028: 42 One parent family, 2028: 188 Lone person households, 2028: 476 Group households, 2028: 41 Couples without dependents, 2028: 875 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 465 Other families, 2013: 48 One parent family, 2013: 195 Lone person households, 2013: 383 Group households, 2013: 33 Couples without dependents, 2013: 749 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 546
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, May 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: 1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2028 to 2043: 16 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 37 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: 9 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 22 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: 31 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: -6 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: -7 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 93 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: 8 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 126 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: -81
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2016.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Bay of Island Rural was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 38.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 126 households and account for 41.9% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 81 households, to comprise 22.3% of all households in 2028, compared to 27.9% in 2013.

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