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Paihia - Opua and Haruru Falls

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Paihia - Opua and Haruru Falls 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
Paihia - Opua and Haruru Falls201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents25918.025616.526116.5+2
Couples without dependents60141.868744.469043.6+89
Group households402.8422.7422.7+2
Lone person households38426.741326.743427.5+50
One parent family1218.41248.01288.1+7
Other families322.2261.7261.6-6

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 26 One parent family, 2043: 128 Lone person households, 2043: 434 Group households, 2043: 42 Couples without dependents, 2043: 690 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 261 Other families, 2028: 26 One parent family, 2028: 124 Lone person households, 2028: 413 Group households, 2028: 42 Couples without dependents, 2028: 687 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 256 Other families, 2013: 32 One parent family, 2013: 121 Lone person households, 2013: 384 Group households, 2013: 40 Couples without dependents, 2013: 601 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 259
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: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2028 to 2043: 4 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 21 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 3 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: 5 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: -6 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: 3 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 29 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: 2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 86 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: -3
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2016.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Paihia - Opua and Haruru Falls was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 41.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 86 households and account for 44.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 6 households, to comprise 1.7% of all households in 2028, compared to 2.2% in 2013.

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