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Solway South

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Solway South was 'Lone person households', 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 South201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents31925.335322.335021.5+31
Couples without dependents34027.048530.751131.4+171
Group households413.3442.8412.50
Lone person households35728.445929.048930.1+132
One parent family17213.721613.721113.0+39
Other families302.4251.6251.5-5

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 25 One parent family, 2043: 211 Lone person households, 2043: 489 Group households, 2043: 41 Couples without dependents, 2043: 511 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 350 Other families, 2028: 25 One parent family, 2028: 216 Lone person households, 2028: 459 Group households, 2028: 44 Couples without dependents, 2028: 485 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 353 Other families, 2013: 30 One parent family, 2013: 172 Lone person households, 2013: 357 Group households, 2013: 41 Couples without dependents, 2013: 340 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 319
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: -5 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 30 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: -3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 26 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: -3 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: -5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: 44 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 102 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: 3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 145 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: 34
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 South was Lone person households, which accounted for 28.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 145 households and account for 30.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 5 households, to comprise 1.6% of all households in 2028, compared to 2.4% in 2013.

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