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Wellington CityPopulation forecast

Ngaio - Crofton Downs

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Ngaio - Crofton Downs 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
Ngaio - Crofton Downs201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
Couple families with dependents1,08839.61,15537.41,09934.4+11
Couples without dependents76327.888728.791128.5+148
Group households662.41103.61263.9+60
Lone person households57921.167321.878924.7+210
One parent family2047.42056.62046.40
Other families451.6612.0642.0+19
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2020.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Ngaio - Crofton Downs was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 39.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 124 households and account for 28.7% of all households.

In contrast One parent family is forecast to increase by 1 households, to comprise 6.6% of all households in 2028, compared to 7.4% in 2013.

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