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Otaki

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Otaki was 'Lone person households', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Kāpiti Coast, 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
Otaki201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents24917.227917.230417.6+55
Couples without dependents44530.752532.456432.6+119
Group households453.1503.1533.1+8
Lone person households50234.653132.855532.1+53
One parent family18012.420812.822413.0+44
Other families292.0261.6281.6-1

Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, February 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 28 One parent family, 2043: 224 Lone person households, 2043: 555 Group households, 2043: 53 Couples without dependents, 2043: 564 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 304 Other families, 2028: 26 One parent family, 2028: 208 Lone person households, 2028: 531 Group households, 2028: 50 Couples without dependents, 2028: 525 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 279 Other families, 2013: 29 One parent family, 2013: 180 Lone person households, 2013: 502 Group households, 2013: 45 Couples without dependents, 2013: 445 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 249
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2017.
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: 16 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 24 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: 3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 39 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: 25 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: -3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: 28 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 29 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: 5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 80 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: 30
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2017.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Otaki was Lone person households, which accounted for 34.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 80 households and account for 32.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 3 households, to comprise 1.6% of all households in 2028, compared to 2.0% in 2013.

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