In 2013, the dominant household type in Epuni East was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.
Analysing the future household structure in Hutt City, 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|
|Epuni East||2013||2028||2043||Change between 2013 and 2043|
|Couple families with dependents||352||31.2||319||28.8||324||27.8||-28||-33||5||0.0000||0.0000||-7.95454522856406||-33|
|Couples without dependents||271||24.0||286||25.8||304||26.1||+33||15||18||0.0000||0.0000||12.1771213218774||15|
|Lone person households||281||24.9||298||26.9||324||27.8||+43||17||26||0.0000||0.0000||15.3024905586302||17|
|One parent family||151||13.4||139||12.6||144||12.4||-7||-12||5||0.0000||0.0000||-4.63576128239992||-12|
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, April 2016.
In 2013, the dominant household type in Epuni East was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 31.2% of all households.
The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 17 households and account for 26.9% of all households.
In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 33 households, to comprise 28.8% of all households in 2028, compared to 31.2% in 2013.