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In the Hutt City, 66.7% of households were made up of one family households compared with 65.4% in the Wellington Region in 2013.

The Hutt City's household and family structure is one of the most important demographic indicators. It reveals the area's residential role and function, era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for services and facilities as most are related to age and household types.

To continue building the story, the Hutt City's Household Summary should be viewed in conjunction with Family, Household Size, Age Structure and Dwelling Type.

Derived from the Census questions:

'How is each person in the household related to you?'

Total households

Household types
Hutt City20132006Change
Household by typeNumber%Wellington Region %Number%Wellington Region %2006 to 2013
One family households
24,01266.765.424,17468.465.9-162
Multi-family households
1,1883.32.71,0382.92.2+150
Related individuals, non family
2820.80.73150.90.8-33
Group household (unrelated)
1,0743.04.81,1403.25.2-66
map this data in atlas.idSole person household8,52323.724.28,37323.724.4+150
Non-classifiable household
9092.52.23180.91.5+591

Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2006 and 2013. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Household types, 2013
Household types, 2013 Sole person household, Wellington Region: 24.2% Group household (unrelated), Wellington Region: 4.8% Related individuals, non family, Wellington Region: 0.7% Multi-family households, Wellington Region: 2.7% One family households, Wellington Region: 65.4% Sole person household, Hutt City: 23.7% Group household (unrelated), Hutt City: 3.0% Related individuals, non family, Hutt City: 0.8% Multi-family households, Hutt City: 3.3% One family households, Hutt City: 66.7%
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2013
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Change in household types, 2006 to 2013
Change in household types, 2006 to 2013 Sole person household, Hutt City: +150 Group household (unrelated), Hutt City: -66 Related individuals, non family, Hutt City: -33 Multi-family households, Hutt City: +150 One family households, Hutt City: -162
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2006 and 2013
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the household types in the Hutt City in 2013 compared to the Wellington Region shows that there was a higher proportion of one family households as well as a lower proportion of group households. Overall, 66.7% of total households were one family households, and 3.0% were group households, compared with 65.4% and 2.7% respectively for the Wellington Region.

There were a similar proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of multi-family households. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 23.7% compared to 24.2% in the Wellington Region while the proportion of multi-family households was 3.3% compared to 2.7% in the Wellington Region.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Hutt City increased by 630 between 2006 and 2013.

The largest changes in household types in the Hutt City between 2006 and 2013 were:

  • One family households (-162 households)
  • Multi-family households (+150 households)
  • Sole person household (+150 households)
  • Group household (unrelated) (-66 households)

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