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Porirua CityPopulation forecast

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 Heights201320282048Change between 2013 and 2048
Couple families with dependents35430.235827.447026.6+116
Couples without dependents22619.329222.440823.1+182
Group households403.4423.2553.1+15
Lone person households26422.530723.542323.9+159
One parent family20617.622417.230517.2+99
Other families816.9836.41096.2+28
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2048, prepared by .id (informed decisions), November 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 66 households and account for 22.4% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 2 households, to comprise 3.2% of all households in 2028, compared to 3.4% in 2013.

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