Subnational Family and Household Projections: 2001(base) – 2021 update

Embargoed until 10:45am  –  27 October 2005

Highlights

The following highlights are based on the medium series for each area:

  • All 16 of New Zealand's regions are projected to have more households in 2021 than in 2001.
  • Auckland region is projected to account for half of the national growth in the number of households.
  • Eleven territorial authorities are projected to have fewer households in 2021 than in 2001. In comparison, 33 territorial authorities are projected to decrease in population over the same period.
  • A continued decline in average household size is projected for all territorial authorities between 2001 and 2021.
  • More 'couple without children' families and one-person households are projected in all territorial authorities.
graph, Projected Household Growth.

 Brian Pink  27 October 2005
 Government Statistician  Cat 31.911 Set 05/06 – 066