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Aro Valley - Highbury

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Aro Valley - Highbury was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with 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
Aro Valley - Highbury201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents19213.726116.924715.1+55
Couples without dependents42130.045729.650030.5+79
Group households27919.925116.229217.8+13
Lone person households38827.644228.645727.9+69
One parent family856.11107.11207.3+35
Other families392.8241.6231.4-16

Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2016.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 23 One parent family, 2043: 120 Lone person households, 2043: 457 Group households, 2043: 292 Couples without dependents, 2043: 500 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 247 Other families, 2028: 24 One parent family, 2028: 110 Lone person households, 2028: 442 Group households, 2028: 251 Couples without dependents, 2028: 457 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 261 Other families, 2013: 39 One parent family, 2013: 85 Lone person households, 2013: 388 Group households, 2013: 279 Couples without dependents, 2013: 421 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 192
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2016.
Forecast change in household types, 2013 to 2043
Forecast change in household types, 2013 to 2043 Forecast change in Other families,  2028 to 2043: -1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2028 to 2043: 10 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 15 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: 41 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 43 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: -14 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: -15 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: 25 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 54 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: -28 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 36 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: 69
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2016.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Aro Valley - Highbury was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 30.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 69 households and account for 16.9% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 28 households, to comprise 16.2% of all households in 2028, compared to 19.9% in 2013.

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