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In 2024, the dominant household type in Wellington Central was 'Lone person households', 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|
|Wellington Central||2024||2028||2043||Change between 2024 and 2043|
|Couple families with dependents||152||9.6||194||10.4||302||11.1||+150|
|Couples without dependents||431||27.2||499||26.7||671||24.6||+240|
|Lone person households||564||35.6||650||34.7||1,011||37.1||+447|
|One parent family||62||3.9||74||4.0||113||4.1||+51|
In 2024, the dominant household type in Wellington Central was Lone person households, which accounted for 35.6% of all households.
The largest increase between 2024 and 2028 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 86 households and account for 34.7% of all households.
In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 9 households, to comprise 2.8% of all households in 2028, compared to 2.8% in 2024.
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