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Far North District CouncilPopulation forecast

North Cape - Houhora - Awanui

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in North Cape - Houhora - Awanui was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Far North 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
North Cape - Houhora - Awanui201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
Couple families with dependents39728.334923.636423.5-33
Couples without dependents40929.146531.547830.8+69
Group households201.4201.4201.30
Lone person households35325.143229.246930.3+116
One parent family18012.817712.018411.9+4
Other families463.3342.3352.3-11
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id (informed decisions), November 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in North Cape - Houhora - Awanui was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 29.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 79 households and account for 29.2% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 48 households, to comprise 23.6% of all households in 2028, compared to 28.3% in 2013.

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