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Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Lyall Bay was 'Lone person households', 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
Lyall Bay201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents30928.630826.931026.4+1
Couples without dependents24322.530226.432127.3+78
Group households585.4625.4625.3+4
Lone person households32730.332728.633328.4+6
One parent family11210.41139.91149.7+2
Other families302.8332.9342.9+4

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 34 One parent family, 2043: 114 Lone person households, 2043: 333 Group households, 2043: 62 Couples without dependents, 2043: 321 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 310 Other families, 2028: 33 One parent family, 2028: 113 Lone person households, 2028: 327 Group households, 2028: 62 Couples without dependents, 2028: 302 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 308 Other families, 2013: 30 One parent family, 2013: 112 Lone person households, 2013: 327 Group households, 2013: 58 Couples without dependents, 2013: 243 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 309
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: 1 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 6 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 19 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: 2 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: 1 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 0 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: 4 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 59 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: -1
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2016.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Lyall Bay was Lone person households, which accounted for 30.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 59 households and account for 26.4% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 1 households, to comprise 26.9% of all households in 2028, compared to 28.6% in 2013.

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