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Kāpiti Coast DistrictPopulation forecast

Kāpiti Coast District

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Kāpiti Coast District was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Kāpiti Coast 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
Kāpiti Coast District201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
Couple families with dependents4,93223.05,32520.96,04020.5+1,108
Couples without dependents7,24433.89,60337.711,49839.0+4,254
Group households4232.04791.95371.8+114
Lone person households6,28229.37,15128.18,08427.4+1,802
One parent family2,16710.12,5119.92,8809.8+713
Other families3791.83951.64421.5+63
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, January 2020.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Kāpiti Coast District was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 33.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 2,359 households and account for 37.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 16 households, to comprise 1.6% of all households in 2028, compared to 1.8% in 2013.

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