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Gisborne DistrictPopulation forecast

Tokomaru Bay - Ruatoria - East Cape

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Tokomaru Bay - Ruatoria - East Cape was 'Lone person households', and by 2023 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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
Tokomaru Bay - Ruatoria - East Cape201320232043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents33524.230222.128421.3-51
Couples without dependents24117.426119.125319.0+12
Group households151.1151.1141.1-1
Lone person households39528.641930.742632.0+31
One parent family33124.030522.329722.3-34
Other families654.7644.7594.4-6
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id (informed decisions), June 2017.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Tokomaru Bay - Ruatoria - East Cape was Lone person households, which accounted for 28.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2023 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 24 households and account for 30.7% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 33 households, to comprise 22.1% of all households in 2023, compared to 24.2% in 2013.

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