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Wairoa District

Household types

In the Wairoa District, 63.7% of households were made up of one family households compared with 65.9% in the Hawke's Bay Region in 2013.

The Wairoa 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 Wairoa 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
Wairoa District20132006Change
Household by typeNumber%Hawke's Bay Region %Number%Hawke's Bay Region %2006 to 2013
One family households1,89363.765.92,01965.367.7-126
Multi-family households842.82.5933.02.5-9
Related individuals, non family391.30.7481.60.8-9
Group household (unrelated)541.82.9541.73.10
Sole person household84328.425.580125.924.5+42
Non-classifiable household602.02.4752.41.4-15

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, Hawke's Bay Region: 25.5% Group household (unrelated), Hawke's Bay Region: 2.9% Related individuals, non family, Hawke's Bay Region: 0.7% Multi-family households, Hawke's Bay Region: 2.5% One family households, Hawke's Bay Region: 65.9% Sole person household, Wairoa District: 28.4% Group household (unrelated), Wairoa District: 1.8% Related individuals, non family, Wairoa District: 1.3% Multi-family households, Wairoa District: 2.8% One family households, Wairoa District: 63.7%
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, Wairoa District: +42 Group household (unrelated), Wairoa District: 0 Related individuals, non family, Wairoa District: -9 Multi-family households, Wairoa District: -9 One family households, Wairoa District: -126
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 Wairoa District in 2013 compared to the Hawke's Bay Region shows that there was a lower proportion of one family households as well as a lower proportion of group households. Overall, 63.7% of total households were one family households, and 1.8% were group households, compared with 65.9% and 2.5% respectively for the Hawke's Bay Region.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a similar proportion of multi-family households. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 28.4% compared to 25.5% in the Hawke's Bay Region while the proportion of multi-family households was 2.8% compared to 2.5% in the Hawke's Bay Region.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Wairoa District decreased by 117 between 2006 and 2013.

The largest change in household types in the Wairoa District between 2006 and 2013 was:

  • One family households (-126 households)

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