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Kāpiti Coast DistrictPopulation forecast

Paraparaumu Beach North - Otaihanga - Kapiti Island

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Paraparaumu Beach North - Otaihanga - Kapiti Island is forecast to grow from 2,013 in 2013 to 2,361 in 2043, with the average household size rising from 2.54 to 2.52 by 2043.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Paraparaumu Beach North - Otaihanga - Kapiti Island. The period 2013 to 2028, as the short to medium term, is likely to be the most accurate and useful forecast information for immediate planning purposes.

It is important to look at the relationship between population and average household size. If the average household size is falling, then there will need to be growth in the number of households (and dwellings for them to live in) to maintain or grow the population.

Forecast population, households and dwellings
Paraparaumu Beach North - Otaihanga - Kapiti IslandForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--30217610414010693
Average annual change--1.20%0.67%0.38%0.50%0.37%0.32%
Average household size2.542.552.552.542.542.532.52
Population in non private dwellings43434343434343
Dwelling occupancy rate95.5396.9997.2297.3397.3597.3797.46
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the total population of Paraparaumu Beach North - Otaihanga - Kapiti Island was estimated to be 4,919 people. It is expected to increase by over 582 people to 5,501 by 2028, at an average annual growth rate of 0.75%. This is based on an increase of over 224 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.54 to 2.54 by 2028.

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