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Wellington CityPopulation forecast

Ohariu - Makara - Makara Beach

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Ohariu - Makara - Makara Beach was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Wellington City, 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
Ohariu - Makara - Makara Beach201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
Couple families with dependents12040.412035.511330.5-7
Couples without dependents10334.713239.116444.3+61
Group households20.720.620.50
Lone person households4615.55716.96517.6+19
One parent family227.4236.8225.90
Other families41.341.241.10
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2020.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Ohariu - Makara - Makara Beach was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 40.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 29 households and account for 39.1% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to increase by 0 households, to comprise 35.5% of all households in 2028, compared to 40.4% in 2013.

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