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Wellington CityPopulation forecast

In 2013, the dominant household type in Kelburn was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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
Kelburn201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents28220.730419.425915.6-23
Couples without dependents45133.140425.837222.3-79
Group households24618.035522.739323.6+147
Lone person households27520.238524.651831.1+243
One parent family695.1835.3835.0+14
Other families413.0362.3402.4-1
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Kelburn was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 33.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 110 households and account for 24.6% of all households.

In contrast Couples without dependents is forecast to decrease by 47 households, to comprise 25.8% of all households in 2028, compared to 33.1% in 2013.

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