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Thames-Coromandel District

Household types

In the Thames-Coromandel District, 63.3% of households were made up of one family households compared with 67.2% in the Waikato Region in 2013.

The Thames-Coromandel District'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 Thames-Coromandel District'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
Thames-Coromandel District20132006Change
Household by typeNumber%Waikato Region %Number%Waikato Region %2006 to 2013
One family households7,28463.367.27,21866.868.7+66
Multi-family households1351.22.61321.22.4+3
Related individuals, non family480.40.7600.60.9-12
Group household (unrelated)2912.53.52942.73.8-3
Sole person household3,53130.723.43,00327.822.0+528
Non-classifiable household2131.92.6960.92.3+117

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, Waikato Region: 23.4% Group household (unrelated), Waikato Region: 3.5% Related individuals, non family, Waikato Region: 0.7% Multi-family households, Waikato Region: 2.6% One family households, Waikato Region: 67.2% Sole person household, Thames-Coromandel District: 30.7% Group household (unrelated), Thames-Coromandel District: 2.5% Related individuals, non family, Thames-Coromandel District: 0.4% Multi-family households, Thames-Coromandel District: 1.2% One family households, Thames-Coromandel District: 63.3%
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, Thames-Coromandel District: +528 Group household (unrelated), Thames-Coromandel District: -3 Related individuals, non family, Thames-Coromandel District: -12 Multi-family households, Thames-Coromandel District: +3 One family households, Thames-Coromandel District: +66
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 Thames-Coromandel District in 2013 compared to the Waikato Region shows that there was a lower proportion of one family households as well as a lower proportion of group households. Overall, 63.3% of total households were one family households, and 2.5% were group households, compared with 67.2% and 2.6% respectively for the Waikato Region.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of multi-family households. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 30.7% compared to 23.4% in the Waikato Region while the proportion of multi-family households was 1.2% compared to 2.6% in the Waikato Region.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Thames-Coromandel District increased by 699 between 2006 and 2013.

The largest changes in household types in the Thames-Coromandel District between 2006 and 2013 were:

  • Sole person household (+528 households)
  • One family households (+66 households)

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