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Wairarapa

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in the Wairarapa was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Wairarapa, 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
Wairarapa201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents4,26424.44,59622.25,08221.4+818
Couples without dependents5,80233.27,31535.48,36635.3+2,564
Group households4102.34172.04311.8+21
Lone person households4,91428.16,03129.27,27930.7+2,365
One parent family1,78710.22,0179.82,2309.4+443
Other families2851.62901.43101.3+25

Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, March 2018.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 310 One parent family, 2043: 2,230 Lone person households, 2043: 7,279 Group households, 2043: 431 Couples without dependents, 2043: 8,366 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 5,082 Other families, 2028: 290 One parent family, 2028: 2,017 Lone person households, 2028: 6,031 Group households, 2028: 417 Couples without dependents, 2028: 7,315 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 4,596 Other families, 2013: 285 One parent family, 2013: 1,787 Lone person households, 2013: 4,914 Group households, 2013: 410 Couples without dependents, 2013: 5,802 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 4,264
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2018.
Forecast change in household types, 2013 to 2043
Forecast change in household types, 2013 to 2043 Forecast change in Other families,  2028 to 2043: 20 Forecast change in One parent family,  2028 to 2043: 213 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 1,248 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: 14 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 1,051 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: 486 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: 230 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 1,117 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: 7 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 1,513 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: 332
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2018.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in the Wairarapa was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 33.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,513 households and account for 35.4% 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 1.6% in 2013.

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