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Island Bay - Owhiro Bay

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Wellington City. The period 2013 to 2028, as the short to medium term, is likely to be the most accurate and useful forecast information for immediate planning purposes.

It is important to look at the relationship between population and average household size. If the average household size is falling, then there will need to be growth in the number of households (and dwellings for them to live in) to maintain or grow the population.

Forecast population, households and dwellings
Island Bay - Owhiro BayForecast year
Summary2013201820232028203320382043
Population8,7919,0909,3319,2619,2749,2909,353
Change in population (5yrs)--298242-70131563
Average annual change--0.67%0.53%-0.15%0.03%0.03%0.14%
Households3,1613,3173,4783,5363,5823,6233,653
Average household size2.762.722.662.602.572.552.54
Population in non private dwellings66666666666666
Dwellings3,2503,3513,4903,5463,5993,6483,685
Dwelling occupancy rate97.2698.9999.6699.7299.5399.3199.13

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2043 Average household size: 2.54 2042 Average household size: 2.54 2041 Average household size: 2.54 2040 Average household size: 2.54 2039 Average household size: 2.54 2038 Average household size: 2.55 2037 Average household size: 2.55 2036 Average household size: 2.55 2035 Average household size: 2.56 2034 Average household size: 2.56 2033 Average household size: 2.57 2032 Average household size: 2.58 2031 Average household size: 2.58 2030 Average household size: 2.59 2029 Average household size: 2.59 2028 Average household size: 2.60 2027 Average household size: 2.61 2026 Average household size: 2.63 2025 Average household size: 2.64 2024 Average household size: 2.65 2023 Average household size: 2.66 2022 Average household size: 2.67 2021 Average household size: 2.68 2020 Average household size: 2.69 2019 Average household size: 2.70 2018 Average household size: 2.72 2017 Average household size: 2.73 2016 Average household size: 2.74 2015 Average household size: 2.75 2014 Average household size: 2.75 2013 Average household size: 2.76 2043 Average household size: 2.54 2042 Average household size: 2.54 2041 Average household size: 2.54 2040 Average household size: 2.54 2039 Average household size: 2.54 2038 Average household size: 2.55 2037 Average household size: 2.55 2036 Average household size: 2.55 2035 Average household size: 2.56 2034 Average household size: 2.56 2033 Average household size: 2.57 2032 Average household size: 2.58 2031 Average household size: 2.58 2030 Average household size: 2.59 2029 Average household size: 2.59 2028 Average household size: 2.60 2027 Average household size: 2.61 2026 Average household size: 2.63 2025 Average household size: 2.64 2024 Average household size: 2.65 2023 Average household size: 2.66 2022 Average household size: 2.67 2021 Average household size: 2.68 2020 Average household size: 2.69 2019 Average household size: 2.70 2018 Average household size: 2.72 2017 Average household size: 2.73 2016 Average household size: 2.74 2015 Average household size: 2.75 2014 Average household size: 2.75 2043 Households: 3,652 2042 Households: 3,645 2041 Households: 3,638 2040 Households: 3,631 2039 Households: 3,628 2038 Households: 3,623 2037 Households: 3,617 2036 Households: 3,608 2035 Households: 3,600 2034 Households: 3,591 2033 Households: 3,583 2032 Households: 3,574 2031 Households: 3,566 2030 Households: 3,557 2029 Households: 3,548 2028 Households: 3,536 2027 Households: 3,524 2026 Households: 3,511 2025 Households: 3,500 2024 Households: 3,488 2023 Households: 3,477 2022 Households: 3,466 2021 Households: 3,434 2020 Households: 3,393 2019 Households: 3,356 2018 Households: 3,317 2017 Households: 3,288 2016 Households: 3,257 2015 Households: 3,233 2014 Households: 3,210 2013 Households: 3,162 2043 Total population: 9,353 2042 Total population: 9,333 2041 Total population: 9,316 2040 Total population: 9,299 2039 Total population: 9,293 2038 Total population: 9,290 2037 Total population: 9,290 2036 Total population: 9,282 2035 Total population: 9,275 2034 Total population: 9,269 2033 Total population: 9,274 2032 Total population: 9,271 2031 Total population: 9,266 2030 Total population: 9,262 2029 Total population: 9,261 2028 Total population: 9,261 2027 Total population: 9,278 2026 Total population: 9,294 2025 Total population: 9,317 2024 Total population: 9,325 2023 Total population: 9,331 2022 Total population: 9,333 2021 Total population: 9,257 2020 Total population: 9,196 2019 Total population: 9,142 2018 Total population: 9,090 2017 Total population: 9,039 2016 Total population: 8,984 2015 Total population: 8,952 2014 Total population: 8,886 2013 Total population: 8,791
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2016.
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