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Porirua CityPopulation forecast

Porirua City

Non-private dwellings

708 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Porirua City in 2021.

Residential non-private dwellings include aged care facilities as well as defence force facilities, hospitals, prisons, staff quarters and boarding houses. As a general rule, an increase in people aged 18 to 24 living in non-private dwellings indicates a growth in student accommodation, defence force facilities or prisons. Similarly an increase in people aged over 75 living in non-private dwellings indicates growth in aged care facilities.

Persons in non-private dwellings
Porirua CityYearChange between 2013 and 2048
Area20132048Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Porirua City709919+2100+209
Ascot Park00000
Lower Cannons Creek00000
Paekakariki Hill-Pauatahanui656+500+50
Porirua East-Ranui Heights5757000
Pukerua Bay-Plimmerton1262+500+49
Titahi Bay66000
Titahi Bay South-Mana Island97117+200+20
Upper Cannons Creek1616000
Whitby East79109+300+29
Whitby West00000
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2048, prepared by .id (informed decisions), November 2019.

Key findings

There were 709 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Porirua City in 2013. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Porirua City is expected to increase to 819 persons in 2028 and to 919 persons in 2048.

Between 2013 and 2028, Paekakariki Hill-Pauatahanui is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 50 persons in non-private dwellings. This is due to an increase of persons in non-private dwellings aged 75 years and over, which is predominantly aged care.

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