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Kāpiti Coast DistrictPopulation forecast


Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Paekakariki 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 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
Paekakariki201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
Couple families with dependents19026.68811.2688.2-122
Couples without dependents19627.432441.135943.1+163
Group households192.7162.0151.8-4
Lone person households20829.129637.534341.2+135
One parent family9212.9567.1404.8-52
Other families101.491.181.0-2
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id (informed decisions), November 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Paekakariki was Lone person households, which accounted for 29.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 128 households and account for 41.1% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 102 households, to comprise 11.2% of all households in 2028, compared to 26.6% in 2013.

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