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Gisborne DistrictPopulation forecast

In 2013, the dominant household type in Tamarau was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2023 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Gisborne 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
Tamarau201320232043Change between 2013 and 2043
Couple families with dependents20929.321128.722227.9+13
Couples without dependents12617.715220.716821.1+42
Group households101.4101.4111.4+1
Lone person households13518.913017.715119.0+16
One parent family17224.117323.518122.7+9
Other families618.6608.2637.9+2
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id (informed decisions), June 2017.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Tamarau was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 29.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2023 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 26 households and account for 20.7% of all households.

In contrast Lone person households is forecast to decrease by 5 households, to comprise 17.7% of all households in 2023, compared to 18.9% in 2013.

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