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Wellington CityPopulation forecast

Wellington Central

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Wellington Central is forecast to grow from 1,325 in 2013 to 3,014 in 2043, with the average household size rising from 2.06 to 2.17 by 2043.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Wellington Central. 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
Wellington CentralForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--693612930604606629
Average annual change--3.91%2.91%3.76%2.10%1.91%1.80%
Average household size2.
Population in non private dwellings9881,3781,3781,3781,4381,4381,438
Dwelling occupancy rate83.9288.6789.4089.6689.8790.1890.44
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2019.

Key findings

In 2013, the total population of Wellington Central was estimated to be 3,277 people. It is expected to increase by over 2,235 people to 5,512 by 2028, at an average annual growth rate of 3.53%. This is based on an increase of over 760 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household rising from 2.06 to 2.21 by 2028.

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