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Epuni East

Household types

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 East201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents35231.231928.832427.8-28
Couples without dependents27124.028625.830426.1+33
Group households343.0312.8322.7-2
Lone person households28124.929826.932427.8+43
One parent family15113.413912.614412.4-7
Other families393.5343.1363.1-3

Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, April 2016.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 36 One parent family, 2043: 144 Lone person households, 2043: 324 Group households, 2043: 32 Couples without dependents, 2043: 304 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 324 Other families, 2028: 34 One parent family, 2028: 139 Lone person households, 2028: 298 Group households, 2028: 31 Couples without dependents, 2028: 286 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 319 Other families, 2013: 39 One parent family, 2013: 151 Lone person households, 2013: 281 Group households, 2013: 34 Couples without dependents, 2013: 271 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 352
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2016.
Forecast change in household types, 2013 to 2043
Forecast change in household types, 2013 to 2043 Forecast change in Other families,  2028 to 2043: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2028 to 2043: 5 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 26 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 18 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: 5 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: -5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: -12 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 17 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: -3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 15 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: -33
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2016.

Key findings

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.

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