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Pukerua Bay-Plimmerton

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Pukerua Bay-Plimmerton is forecast to grow from 1,651 in 2013 to 4,120 in 2048, with the average household size falling from 2.65 to 2.48 by 2048.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Pukerua Bay-Plimmerton. 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
Pukerua Bay-PlimmertonForecast year
Summary20132018202320282033203820432048
Population4,1594,2034,7406,7748,7389,6989,8109,847
Change in population (5yrs)--445372,0341,96496011236
Average annual change--0.21%2.43%7.40%5.22%2.11%0.23%0.07%
Households1,5661,6221,8512,6413,3753,7723,8713,949
Average household size2.652.582.552.562.572.552.522.48
Population in non private dwellings1212121262626262
Dwellings1,6511,6761,9312,7553,5213,9354,0404,120
Dwelling occupancy rate94.8596.7895.8695.8695.8595.8695.8295.85
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2048, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the total population of Pukerua Bay-Plimmerton was estimated to be 4,159 people. It is expected to increase by over 2,615 people to 6,774 by 2028, at an average annual growth rate of 3.31%. This is based on an increase of over 1,075 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.65 to 2.56 by 2028.

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