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Thorndon - Pipitea

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Thorndon - Pipitea is forecast to grow from 2,235 in 2013 to 3,017 in 2043, with the average household size falling from 2.15 to 2.09 by 2043.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Thorndon - Pipitea. 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
Thorndon - PipiteaForecast year
Summary2013201820232028203320382043
Population4,4694,7755,0445,2855,4655,7036,037
Change in population (5yrs)--307269240180238333
Average annual change--1.34%1.10%0.94%0.67%0.86%1.14%
Households2,0362,1932,3122,4332,5472,6842,843
Average household size2.152.142.152.142.112.092.09
Population in non private dwellings84848484848484
Dwellings2,2352,3222,4462,5772,7012,8463,017
Dwelling occupancy rate91.1094.4494.5294.4194.3094.3194.23
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the total population of Thorndon - Pipitea was estimated to be 4,469 people. It is expected to increase by over 816 people to 5,285 by 2028, at an average annual growth rate of 1.12%. This is based on an increase of over 397 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.15 to 2.14 by 2028.

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