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Kāpiti Coast DistrictPopulation forecast


Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Waikanae-Reikorangi is forecast to grow from 2,955 in 2013 to 4,240 in 2043, with the average household size rising from 2.10 to 2.15 by 2043.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Waikanae-Reikorangi. 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-ReikorangiForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--90545280276718659
Average annual change--2.79%1.25%2.06%1.79%0.41%0.13%
Average household size2.
Population in non private dwellings151349349349349379409
Dwelling occupancy rate96.0497.4997.5997.6397.6097.6097.62
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id (informed decisions), November 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the total population of Waikanae-Reikorangi was estimated to be 6,124 people. It is expected to increase by over 2,159 people to 8,283 by 2028, at an average annual growth rate of 2.03%. This is based on an increase of over 868 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.10 to 2.14 by 2028.

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