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Masterton District Council

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the Wairarapa. The period 2013 to 2028, as the short to medium term, is likely to be the most accurate and useful forecast information for immediate planning purposes.

It is important to look at the relationship between population and average household size. If the average household size is falling, then there will need to be growth in the number of households (and dwellings for them to live in) to maintain or grow the population.

Forecast population, households and dwellings
Masterton District CouncilForecast year
Summary2013201820232028203320382043
Population24,10025,44126,42827,36428,42529,57130,838
Change in population (5yrs)--1,3419879351,0621,1461,267
Average annual change--1.09%0.76%0.70%0.76%0.79%0.84%
Households9,87510,37610,83311,33111,87112,41312,966
Average household size2.392.412.392.372.342.332.33
Population in non private dwellings458478508548588608628
Dwellings10,98211,33311,80112,30912,86313,42614,000
Dwelling occupancy rate89.9291.5691.8092.0592.2992.4592.61

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2043 Average household size: 2.33 2042 Average household size: 2.33 2041 Average household size: 2.33 2040 Average household size: 2.33 2039 Average household size: 2.33 2038 Average household size: 2.33 2037 Average household size: 2.33 2036 Average household size: 2.34 2035 Average household size: 2.34 2034 Average household size: 2.34 2033 Average household size: 2.34 2032 Average household size: 2.35 2031 Average household size: 2.35 2030 Average household size: 2.36 2029 Average household size: 2.36 2028 Average household size: 2.37 2027 Average household size: 2.37 2026 Average household size: 2.38 2025 Average household size: 2.38 2024 Average household size: 2.39 2023 Average household size: 2.39 2022 Average household size: 2.39 2021 Average household size: 2.40 2020 Average household size: 2.40 2019 Average household size: 2.41 2018 Average household size: 2.41 2017 Average household size: 2.40 2016 Average household size: 2.40 2015 Average household size: 2.40 2014 Average household size: 2.40 2013 Average household size: 2.39 2043 Average household size: 2.33 2042 Average household size: 2.33 2041 Average household size: 2.33 2040 Average household size: 2.33 2039 Average household size: 2.33 2038 Average household size: 2.33 2037 Average household size: 2.33 2036 Average household size: 2.34 2035 Average household size: 2.34 2034 Average household size: 2.34 2033 Average household size: 2.34 2032 Average household size: 2.35 2031 Average household size: 2.35 2030 Average household size: 2.36 2029 Average household size: 2.36 2028 Average household size: 2.37 2027 Average household size: 2.37 2026 Average household size: 2.38 2025 Average household size: 2.38 2024 Average household size: 2.39 2023 Average household size: 2.39 2022 Average household size: 2.39 2021 Average household size: 2.40 2020 Average household size: 2.40 2019 Average household size: 2.41 2018 Average household size: 2.41 2017 Average household size: 2.40 2016 Average household size: 2.40 2015 Average household size: 2.40 2014 Average household size: 2.40 2043 Households: 12,963 2042 Households: 12,852 2041 Households: 12,739 2040 Households: 12,628 2039 Households: 12,520 2038 Households: 12,413 2037 Households: 12,300 2036 Households: 12,193 2035 Households: 12,086 2034 Households: 11,980 2033 Households: 11,873 2032 Households: 11,765 2031 Households: 11,655 2030 Households: 11,549 2029 Households: 11,440 2028 Households: 11,332 2027 Households: 11,237 2026 Households: 11,140 2025 Households: 11,038 2024 Households: 10,931 2023 Households: 10,835 2022 Households: 10,741 2021 Households: 10,652 2020 Households: 10,558 2019 Households: 10,465 2018 Households: 10,377 2017 Households: 10,265 2016 Households: 10,159 2015 Households: 10,062 2014 Households: 9,967 2013 Households: 9,873 2043 Total population: 30,838 2042 Total population: 30,572 2041 Total population: 30,290 2040 Total population: 30,034 2039 Total population: 29,796 2038 Total population: 29,571 2037 Total population: 29,300 2036 Total population: 29,074 2035 Total population: 28,838 2034 Total population: 28,628 2033 Total population: 28,425 2032 Total population: 28,165 2031 Total population: 27,953 2030 Total population: 27,753 2029 Total population: 27,557 2028 Total population: 27,364 2027 Total population: 27,192 2026 Total population: 26,987 2025 Total population: 26,800 2024 Total population: 26,597 2023 Total population: 26,428 2022 Total population: 26,211 2021 Total population: 26,022 2020 Total population: 25,860 2019 Total population: 25,660 2018 Total population: 25,441 2017 Total population: 25,094 2016 Total population: 24,839 2015 Total population: 24,618 2014 Total population: 24,353 2013 Total population: 24,100
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2018.
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