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Gisborne DistrictPopulation forecast

Makaraka - Matokitoki

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Makaraka - Matokitoki was 'Couples without 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
Makaraka - Matokitoki201320232043Change between 2013 and 2043
Couple families with dependents20634.021230.625229.7+46
Couples without dependents23438.629742.935541.9+121
Group households122.0152.2172.0+5
Lone person households11318.612017.316519.5+52
One parent family305.0355.1445.2+14
Other families111.8131.9151.8+4
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id (informed decisions), June 2017.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Makaraka - Matokitoki was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 38.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2023 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 63 households and account for 42.9% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 2 households, to comprise 1.9% of all households in 2023, compared to 1.8% in 2013.

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