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Otaki Forks-Kaitawa-Te Horo

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Otaki Forks-Kaitawa-Te Horo was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Kapiti 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
Otaki Forks-Kaitawa-Te Horo201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents42227.938621.643821.2+16
Couples without dependents63842.188849.699048.0+352
Group households231.5281.6311.5+8
Lone person households32521.537521.047623.1+151
One parent family795.2824.6954.6+16
Other families281.8301.7331.6+5

Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, January 2020.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 33 One parent family, 2043: 95 Lone person households, 2043: 476 Group households, 2043: 31 Couples without dependents, 2043: 990 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 438 Other families, 2028: 30 One parent family, 2028: 82 Lone person households, 2028: 375 Group households, 2028: 28 Couples without dependents, 2028: 888 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 386 Other families, 2013: 28 One parent family, 2013: 79 Lone person households, 2013: 325 Group households, 2013: 23 Couples without dependents, 2013: 638 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 422
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, January 2020.
Forecast change in household types, 2013 to 2043
Forecast change in household types, 2013 to 2043 Forecast change in Other families,  2028 to 2043: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2028 to 2043: 13 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 101 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: 3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 102 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: 52 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: 3 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 50 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: 5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 250 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: -36
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, January 2020.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Otaki Forks-Kaitawa-Te Horo was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 42.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 250 households and account for 49.6% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 36 households, to comprise 21.6% of all households in 2028, compared to 27.9% in 2013.

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