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Kāpiti Coast DistrictPopulation forecast

Otaki

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Otaki is forecast to grow from 1,522 in 2013 to 1,768 in 2043, with the average household size falling from 2.28 to 2.28 by 2043.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Otaki. 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
OtakiForecast year
Summary2013201820232028203320382043
Population3,3123,4673,5963,6803,7703,8553,943
Change in population (5yrs)--15512984908588
Average annual change--0.92%0.73%0.46%0.49%0.45%0.45%
Households1,4501,5231,5821,6191,6581,6911,728
Average household size2.282.272.272.272.272.272.28
Population in non private dwellings12121212121212
Dwellings1,5221,5921,6431,6751,7051,7351,768
Dwelling occupancy rate95.2795.6796.2996.6697.2497.4697.74
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the total population of Otaki was estimated to be 3,312 people. It is expected to increase by over 368 people to 3,680 by 2028, at an average annual growth rate of 0.70%. This is based on an increase of over 169 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.28 to 2.27 by 2028.

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