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Fordell-Kakatahi-Marybank-Gordon Park

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Fordell-Kakatahi-Marybank-Gordon Park was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Whanganui District, 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
Fordell-Kakatahi-Marybank-Gordon Park201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents30128.826323.825622.7-45
Couples without dependents38236.543739.643038.2+48
Group households151.4161.4161.4+1
Lone person households22821.827124.530527.1+77
One parent family1009.6999.01019.0+1
Other families201.9181.6181.6-2

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 18 One parent family, 2043: 101 Lone person households, 2043: 305 Group households, 2043: 16 Couples without dependents, 2043: 430 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 256 Other families, 2028: 18 One parent family, 2028: 99 Lone person households, 2028: 271 Group households, 2028: 16 Couples without dependents, 2028: 437 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 263 Other families, 2013: 20 One parent family, 2013: 100 Lone person households, 2013: 228 Group households, 2013: 15 Couples without dependents, 2013: 382 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 301
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2016.
Forecast change in household types, 2013 to 2043
Forecast change in household types, 2013 to 2043 Forecast change in Other families,  2028 to 2043: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2028 to 2043: 2 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 34 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: -7 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: -7 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: -2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: -1 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 43 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 55 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: -38
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2016.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Fordell-Kakatahi-Marybank-Gordon Park was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 36.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 55 households and account for 39.6% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 38 households, to comprise 23.8% of all households in 2028, compared to 28.8% in 2013.

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