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Whanganui East-Kowhai Park-Wembley Park

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Whanganui East-Kowhai Park-Wembley 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 East-Kowhai Park-Wembley Park201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents47818.743316.742716.3-51
Couples without dependents59423.264825.064824.7+54
Group households692.7642.5622.4-7
Lone person households94236.81,00538.81,05140.1+109
One parent family41516.237514.537314.2-42
Other families652.5622.4592.3-6

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 59 One parent family, 2043: 373 Lone person households, 2043: 1,051 Group households, 2043: 62 Couples without dependents, 2043: 648 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 427 Other families, 2028: 62 One parent family, 2028: 375 Lone person households, 2028: 1,005 Group households, 2028: 64 Couples without dependents, 2028: 648 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 433 Other families, 2013: 65 One parent family, 2013: 415 Lone person households, 2013: 942 Group households, 2013: 69 Couples without dependents, 2013: 594 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 478
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: -3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2028 to 2043: -2 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 46 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: -2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 0 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: -6 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: -3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: -40 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 63 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: -5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 54 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: -45
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 East-Kowhai Park-Wembley Park was Lone person households, which accounted for 36.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 63 households and account for 38.8% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 45 households, to comprise 16.7% of all households in 2028, compared to 18.7% in 2013.

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