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Wellington CityPopulation forecast

Aro Valley - Highbury

Household types

In 2024, 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 - Highbury202420282043Change between 2024 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents23815.726116.924715.1+9
Couples without dependents46630.745729.650030.5+34
Group households25316.725116.229217.8+39
Lone person households43628.744228.645727.9+21
One parent family1036.81107.11207.3+17
Other families231.5241.6231.40
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2019.

Key findings

In 2024, the dominant household type in Aro Valley - Highbury was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 30.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2024 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 23 households and account for 16.9% of all households.

In contrast Couples without dependents is forecast to decrease by 9 households, to comprise 29.6% of all households in 2028, compared to 30.7% in 2024.

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