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Whanganui West-Spriggens Park-College Estate

Household types

In 2013, the dominant household type in Whanganui West-Spriggens Park-College Estate was 'Lone person households', 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
Whanganui West-Spriggens Park-College Estate201320282043Change between 2013 and 2043
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents14419.714218.814118.1-3
Couples without dependents21329.123130.523229.7+19
Group households304.1253.3283.6-2
Lone person households22630.924432.226033.3+34
One parent family10414.210113.310513.4+1
Other families152.0141.8151.90

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2043: 15 One parent family, 2043: 105 Lone person households, 2043: 260 Group households, 2043: 28 Couples without dependents, 2043: 232 Couple families with dependents, 2043: 141 Other families, 2028: 14 One parent family, 2028: 101 Lone person households, 2028: 244 Group households, 2028: 25 Couples without dependents, 2028: 231 Couple families with dependents, 2028: 142 Other families, 2013: 15 One parent family, 2013: 104 Lone person households, 2013: 226 Group households, 2013: 30 Couples without dependents, 2013: 213 Couple families with dependents, 2013: 144
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: 4 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2028 to 2043: 16 Forecast change in Group households,  2028 to 2043: 3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2028 to 2043: 1 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2028 to 2043: -1 Forecast change in Other families,  2013 to 2028: -1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2013 to 2028: -3 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2013 to 2028: 18 Forecast change in Group households,  2013 to 2028: -5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2013 to 2028: 18 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2013 to 2028: -2
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 West-Spriggens Park-College Estate was Lone person households, which accounted for 30.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2013 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 18 households and account for 30.5% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 5 households, to comprise 3.3% of all households in 2028, compared to 4.1% in 2013.

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