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Kāpiti Coast DistrictPopulation forecast

Waikanae Beach-Peka Peka

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Waikanae Beach-Peka Peka is forecast to grow from 2,214 in 2013 to 2,611 in 2043, with the average household size falling from 2.35 to 2.27 by 2043.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Waikanae Beach-Peka Peka. 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
Waikanae Beach-Peka PekaForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--455101-12991156124
Average annual change--2.43%0.50%-0.63%0.45%0.75%0.58%
Average household size2.352.322.
Population in non private dwellings7777777
Dwelling occupancy rate68.6576.1776.6973.5973.6473.6473.61
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the total population of Waikanae Beach-Peka Peka was estimated to be 3,573 people. It is expected to increase by over 428 people to 4,001 by 2028, at an average annual growth rate of 0.76%. This is based on an increase of over 258 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.35 to 2.25 by 2028.

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