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Wairarapa RegionPopulation forecast

Greytown

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Greytown is forecast to grow from 1,166 in 2013 to 1,519 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 2.28 to 2.20 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Greytown. 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
GreytownForecast year
Summary2013201820232028203320382043
Population2,4382,5942,7793,0733,2803,4403,581
Change in population (5yrs)--156184294207160141
Average annual change--1.25%1.38%2.03%1.31%0.96%0.80%
Households1,0411,1411,2431,3721,4811,5501,624
Average household size2.282.252.212.202.182.172.15
Population in non private dwellings61303054548484
Dwellings1,1661,2561,3711,5191,6431,7281,813
Dwelling occupancy rate89.2890.8490.6690.3290.1489.7089.58
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, March 2018.

Key findings

In 2013, the total population of Greytown was estimated to be 2,438 people. It is expected to increase by over 635 people to 3,073 by 2028, at an average annual growth rate of 1.56%. This is based on an increase of over 331 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.28 to 2.20 by 2028.

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