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Wairarapa RegionPopulation forecast

Masterton West

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Masterton West was 'Lone person households', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Wairarapa Region, 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
Masterton West201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents33120.336420.736920.1+38
Couples without dependents42125.844925.646725.5+46
Group households583.6553.1542.9-4
Lone person households54833.659634.064735.3+99
One parent family24415.026415.027014.7+26
Other families301.8271.5271.5-3
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, March 2018.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Masterton West was Lone person households, which accounted for 33.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 48 households and account for 34.0% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 3 households, to comprise 3.1% of all households in 2028, compared to 3.6% in 2013.

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