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Solway North

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Solway North 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
Solway North201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents24924.625623.527023.7+21
Couples without dependents29729.333730.935230.9+55
Group households282.8262.4252.2-3
Lone person households29429.031729.133229.2+38
One parent family13413.214613.415013.2+16
Other families121.290.890.8-3

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 9 One parent family, 2043: 150 Lone person households, 2043: 332 Group households, 2043: 25 Couples without dependents, 2043: 352 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 270 Other families, 2028: 9 One parent family, 2028: 146 Lone person households, 2028: 317 Group households, 2028: 26 Couples without dependents, 2028: 337 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 256 Other families, 2013: 12 One parent family, 2013: 134 Lone person households, 2013: 294 Group households, 2013: 28 Couples without dependents, 2013: 297 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 249
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: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2028 to 2043: 4 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 15 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: -1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 15 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: 14 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: -3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: 12 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 23 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: -2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 40 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: 7
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2018.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Solway North was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 29.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 40 households and account for 30.9% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 3 households, to comprise 0.8% of all households in 2028, compared to 1.2% in 2013.

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