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Tawa - Grenada North - Takapu Valley

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Tawa - Grenada North - Takapu Valley 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
Tawa - Grenada North - Takapu Valley201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,95938.42,08837.42,42537.7+466
Couples without dependents1,25724.61,48526.61,66325.9+406
Group households951.9961.71101.7+15
Lone person households1,07021.01,14120.51,34320.9+273
One parent family52810.461211.071411.1+186
Other families1923.81562.81772.8-15

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 177 One parent family, 2043: 714 Lone person households, 2043: 1,343 Group households, 2043: 110 Couples without dependents, 2043: 1,663 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 2,425 Other families, 2028: 156 One parent family, 2028: 612 Lone person households, 2028: 1,141 Group households, 2028: 96 Couples without dependents, 2028: 1,485 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 2,088 Other families, 2013: 192 One parent family, 2013: 528 Lone person households, 2013: 1,070 Group households, 2013: 95 Couples without dependents, 2013: 1,257 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 1,959
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: 21 Forecast change in One parent family,  2028 to 2043: 102 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 202 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: 14 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 178 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: 337 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: -36 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: 84 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 71 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 228 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: 129
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2016.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Tawa - Grenada North - Takapu Valley was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 38.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 228 households and account for 26.6% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 36 households, to comprise 2.8% of all households in 2028, compared to 3.8% in 2013.

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