Components of population change
The greatest population change for Whanganui District is forecast for the period from 2034 to 2038, which is expected to have a net increase of 537 people.
There are two ways in which populations can change, through net migration and/or through natural increase (births minus deaths). Some areas are more driven by one or other of these factors. Migration is largely driven by housing development, whereas natural increase is a function of the age of the population.
|Components of population change|
|Whanganui District||Forecast period|
|Component||2014 to 2018||2019 to 2023||2024 to 2028||2029 to 2033||2034 to 2038||2039 to 2043|
|Change in persons in non-private dwellings||--||0||20||130||60||142||0|
|Total population change||60||94||284||258||537||495|
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, May 2016.