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Porirua East-Ranui Heights

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Porirua East-Ranui Heights was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Porirua City, 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
Porirua East-Ranui Heights201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents35430.234128.642528.9+71
Couples without dependents22619.325221.231221.2+86
Group households403.4363.0432.9+3
Lone person households26422.527523.133622.8+72
One parent family20617.622518.928219.2+76
Other families816.9625.2735.0-8

Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, March 2019.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 73 One parent family, 2043: 282 Lone person households, 2043: 336 Group households, 2043: 43 Couples without dependents, 2043: 312 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 425 Other families, 2028: 62 One parent family, 2028: 225 Lone person households, 2028: 275 Group households, 2028: 36 Couples without dependents, 2028: 252 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 341 Other families, 2013: 81 One parent family, 2013: 206 Lone person households, 2013: 264 Group households, 2013: 40 Couples without dependents, 2013: 226 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 354
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2019.
Forecast change in household types, 2013 to 2043
Forecast change in household types, 2013 to 2043 Forecast change in Other families,  2028 to 2043: 11 Forecast change in One parent family,  2028 to 2043: 57 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 61 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: 7 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 60 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: 84 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: -19 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: 19 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 11 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: -4 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 26 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: -13
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Porirua East-Ranui Heights was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 30.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 26 households and account for 21.2% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 19 households, to comprise 5.2% of all households in 2028, compared to 6.9% in 2013.

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