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Masterton District Council

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Masterton District Council 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
Masterton District Council201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,33323.62,50322.12,78421.5+451
Couples without dependents3,07031.13,70732.74,33833.5+1,268
Group households2602.62522.22622.0+2
Lone person households2,84728.83,39029.93,95330.5+1,106
One parent family1,19212.11,32211.71,45911.3+267
Other families1711.71581.41671.3-4

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 167 One parent family, 2043: 1,459 Lone person households, 2043: 3,953 Group households, 2043: 262 Couples without dependents, 2043: 4,338 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 2,784 Other families, 2028: 158 One parent family, 2028: 1,322 Lone person households, 2028: 3,390 Group households, 2028: 252 Couples without dependents, 2028: 3,707 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 2,503 Other families, 2013: 171 One parent family, 2013: 1,192 Lone person households, 2013: 2,847 Group households, 2013: 260 Couples without dependents, 2013: 3,070 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 2,333
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: 9 Forecast change in One parent family,  2028 to 2043: 137 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 563 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: 10 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 631 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: 281 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: -13 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: 130 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 543 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: -8 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 637 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: 170
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 District Council was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 31.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 637 households and account for 32.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 13 households, to comprise 1.4% of all households in 2028, compared to 1.7% in 2013.

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