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Pukerua Bay-Plimmerton

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Pukerua Bay-Plimmerton was 'Couples without 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
Pukerua Bay-Plimmerton201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents53434.178733.61,24332.7+709
Couples without dependents54434.780034.11,30534.3+761
Group households332.1472.0741.9+41
Lone person households30319.348820.882521.7+522
One parent family1247.91898.13068.0+182
Other families281.8331.4511.3+23

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 51 One parent family, 2043: 306 Lone person households, 2043: 825 Group households, 2043: 74 Couples without dependents, 2043: 1,305 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 1,243 Other families, 2028: 33 One parent family, 2028: 189 Lone person households, 2028: 488 Group households, 2028: 47 Couples without dependents, 2028: 800 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 787 Other families, 2013: 28 One parent family, 2013: 124 Lone person households, 2013: 303 Group households, 2013: 33 Couples without dependents, 2013: 544 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 534
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: 18 Forecast change in One parent family,  2028 to 2043: 117 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 337 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: 27 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 505 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: 456 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: 65 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 185 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: 14 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 256 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: 253
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Pukerua Bay-Plimmerton was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 34.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 256 households and account for 34.1% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 5 households, to comprise 1.4% of all households in 2028, compared to 1.8% in 2013.

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