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Far North District CouncilPopulation forecast

Rawene - Opononi - Omapere and Hokianga South Area

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Rawene - Opononi - Omapere and Hokianga South Area was 'Lone person households', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

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
Rawene - Opononi - Omapere and Hokianga South Area201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
Couple families with dependents27518.926316.626616.6-9
Couples without dependents37826.045328.646128.7+83
Group households483.3503.2493.1+1
Lone person households45431.252333.053033.0+76
One parent family24516.824915.725415.8+9
Other families553.8452.8442.7-11
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id (informed decisions), November 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Rawene - Opononi - Omapere and Hokianga South Area was Lone person households, which accounted for 31.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 75 households and account for 28.6% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 12 households, to comprise 16.6% of all households in 2028, compared to 18.9% in 2013.

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