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Tawhero

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Tawhero was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with 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
Tawhero201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents28822.232523.234423.7+56
Couples without dependents36227.938727.638926.8+27
Group households372.9423.0412.8+4
Lone person households36127.838527.540127.6+40
One parent family22217.123917.025317.4+31
Other families272.1241.7251.7-2

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 25 One parent family, 2043: 253 Lone person households, 2043: 401 Group households, 2043: 41 Couples without dependents, 2043: 389 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 344 Other families, 2028: 24 One parent family, 2028: 239 Lone person households, 2028: 385 Group households, 2028: 42 Couples without dependents, 2028: 387 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 325 Other families, 2013: 27 One parent family, 2013: 222 Lone person households, 2013: 361 Group households, 2013: 37 Couples without dependents, 2013: 362 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 288
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: 1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2028 to 2043: 14 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 16 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: -1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 2 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: 19 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: -3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: 17 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 24 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: 5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 25 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: 37
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2016.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Tawhero was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 27.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 37 households and account for 23.2% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 3 households, to comprise 1.7% of all households in 2028, compared to 2.1% in 2013.

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