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The number of dwellings in Gisborne District is forecast to grow from 18,057 in 2013 to 20,615 in 2043, with the average household size falling from 2.75 to 2.62 by 2043.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Gisborne District. The period 2013 to 2023, as the short to medium term, is likely to be the most accurate and useful forecast information for immediate planning purposes.
It is important to look at the relationship between population and average household size. If the average household size is falling, then there will need to be growth in the number of households (and dwellings for them to live in) to maintain or grow the population.
|Forecast population, households and dwellings|
|Gisborne District||Forecast year|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||900||702||784||727||973||977|
|Average annual change||--||0.38%||0.29%||0.32%||0.29%||0.39%||0.38%|
|Average household size||2.75||2.72||2.69||2.66||2.64||2.63||2.62|
|Population in non private dwellings||526||643||798||912||912||962||962|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||93.61||94.25||94.27||94.38||94.41||94.42||94.49|
In 2013, the total population of Gisborne District was estimated to be 47,000 people. It is expected to increase by over 2,387 people to 49,387 by 2023, at an average annual growth rate of 0.50%. This is based on an increase of over 1,322 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.75 to 2.66 by 2023.
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