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Porirua CityPopulation forecast

Porirua East-Ranui Heights

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Porirua East-Ranui Heights is forecast to grow from 1,214 in 2013 to 1,351 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.97 to 2.77 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Porirua East-Ranui Heights. 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
Porirua East-Ranui HeightsForecast year
Summary2013201820232028203320382043
Population3,5403,4853,3613,6814,1174,5284,778
Change in population (5yrs)---55-125320436411250
Average annual change---0.31%-0.72%1.84%2.27%1.92%1.08%
Households1,1711,1981,1841,3061,4611,6101,706
Average household size2.972.862.792.772.782.782.77
Population in non private dwellings57575757575757
Dwellings1,2141,2191,2241,3511,5111,6631,758
Dwelling occupancy rate96.4698.2896.7396.6796.6996.8197.04
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, January 2020.

Key findings

In 2013, the total population of Porirua East-Ranui Heights was estimated to be 3,540 people. It is expected to increase by over 141 people to 3,681 by 2028, at an average annual growth rate of 0.26%. This is based on an increase of over 135 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.97 to 2.77 by 2028.

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