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Whanganui Central-Laird Park

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Whanganui Central-Laird Park was 'Lone person households', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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
Whanganui Central-Laird Park201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents19011.31699.91599.1-31
Couples without dependents30017.831618.532918.9+29
Group households1116.6935.4905.2-21
Lone person households79147.086450.690552.0+114
One parent family24614.622413.121612.4-30
Other families462.7412.4402.3-6

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 40 One parent family, 2043: 216 Lone person households, 2043: 905 Group households, 2043: 90 Couples without dependents, 2043: 329 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 159 Other families, 2028: 41 One parent family, 2028: 224 Lone person households, 2028: 864 Group households, 2028: 93 Couples without dependents, 2028: 316 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 169 Other families, 2013: 46 One parent family, 2013: 246 Lone person households, 2013: 791 Group households, 2013: 111 Couples without dependents, 2013: 300 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 190
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: -8 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 41 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: -3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 13 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: -10 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: -5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: -22 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 73 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: -18 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 16 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: -21
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2016.

Key findings

In 2013, the dominant household type in Whanganui Central-Laird Park was Lone person households, which accounted for 47.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 73 households and account for 50.6% of all households.

In contrast One parent family is forecast to decrease by 22 households, to comprise 13.1% of all households in 2028, compared to 14.6% in 2013.

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