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Whanganui Central-Laird Park

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Whanganui District. The period 2013 to 2028, as the short to medium term, is likely to be the most accurate and useful forecast information for immediate planning purposes.

It is important to look at the relationship between population and average household size. If the average household size is falling, then there will need to be growth in the number of households (and dwellings for them to live in) to maintain or grow the population.

Forecast population, households and dwellings
Whanganui Central-Laird ParkForecast year
Summary2013201820232028203320382043
Population3,4893,4393,4083,3663,3393,3773,383
Change in population (5yrs)---50-32-42-27386
Average annual change---0.29%-0.18%-0.25%-0.16%0.23%0.04%
Households1,6841,6891,6951,7071,7181,7291,739
Average household size2.021.981.961.921.891.881.87
Population in non private dwellings9191919191133133
Dwellings1,8681,8831,8981,9181,9431,9681,993
Dwelling occupancy rate90.1589.7089.3089.0088.4287.8687.26

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2043 Average household size: 1.87 2042 Average household size: 1.87 2041 Average household size: 1.87 2040 Average household size: 1.87 2039 Average household size: 1.87 2038 Average household size: 1.88 2037 Average household size: 1.88 2036 Average household size: 1.88 2035 Average household size: 1.88 2034 Average household size: 1.89 2033 Average household size: 1.89 2032 Average household size: 1.89 2031 Average household size: 1.90 2030 Average household size: 1.90 2029 Average household size: 1.91 2028 Average household size: 1.92 2027 Average household size: 1.92 2026 Average household size: 1.93 2025 Average household size: 1.94 2024 Average household size: 1.94 2023 Average household size: 1.95 2022 Average household size: 1.96 2021 Average household size: 1.96 2020 Average household size: 1.97 2019 Average household size: 1.97 2018 Average household size: 1.98 2017 Average household size: 1.99 2016 Average household size: 2.00 2015 Average household size: 2.01 2014 Average household size: 2.01 2013 Average household size: 2.02 2043 Average household size: 1.87 2042 Average household size: 1.87 2041 Average household size: 1.87 2040 Average household size: 1.87 2039 Average household size: 1.87 2038 Average household size: 1.88 2037 Average household size: 1.88 2036 Average household size: 1.88 2035 Average household size: 1.88 2034 Average household size: 1.89 2033 Average household size: 1.89 2032 Average household size: 1.89 2031 Average household size: 1.90 2030 Average household size: 1.90 2029 Average household size: 1.91 2028 Average household size: 1.92 2027 Average household size: 1.92 2026 Average household size: 1.93 2025 Average household size: 1.94 2024 Average household size: 1.94 2023 Average household size: 1.95 2022 Average household size: 1.96 2021 Average household size: 1.96 2020 Average household size: 1.97 2019 Average household size: 1.97 2018 Average household size: 1.98 2017 Average household size: 1.99 2016 Average household size: 2.00 2015 Average household size: 2.01 2014 Average household size: 2.01 2043 Households: 1,739 2042 Households: 1,737 2041 Households: 1,735 2040 Households: 1,733 2039 Households: 1,731 2038 Households: 1,729 2037 Households: 1,727 2036 Households: 1,725 2035 Households: 1,723 2034 Households: 1,720 2033 Households: 1,718 2032 Households: 1,716 2031 Households: 1,714 2030 Households: 1,712 2029 Households: 1,710 2028 Households: 1,708 2027 Households: 1,707 2026 Households: 1,704 2025 Households: 1,702 2024 Households: 1,699 2023 Households: 1,697 2022 Households: 1,695 2021 Households: 1,694 2020 Households: 1,692 2019 Households: 1,691 2018 Households: 1,689 2017 Households: 1,685 2016 Households: 1,682 2015 Households: 1,675 2014 Households: 1,673 2013 Households: 1,685 2043 Total population: 3,383 2042 Total population: 3,381 2041 Total population: 3,380 2040 Total population: 3,379 2039 Total population: 3,378 2038 Total population: 3,377 2037 Total population: 3,376 2036 Total population: 3,375 2035 Total population: 3,334 2034 Total population: 3,336 2033 Total population: 3,339 2032 Total population: 3,342 2031 Total population: 3,345 2030 Total population: 3,352 2029 Total population: 3,359 2028 Total population: 3,366 2027 Total population: 3,374 2026 Total population: 3,379 2025 Total population: 3,387 2024 Total population: 3,396 2023 Total population: 3,408 2022 Total population: 3,411 2021 Total population: 3,417 2020 Total population: 3,426 2019 Total population: 3,430 2018 Total population: 3,439 2017 Total population: 3,450 2016 Total population: 3,452 2015 Total population: 3,452 2014 Total population: 3,460 2013 Total population: 3,489
Population and household forecasts, 2013 to 2043, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2016.
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