Far North District
In the Far North District, 62.0% of households were made up of one family households compared with 64.1% in the Northland Region in 2013.
The Far North 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.
Derived from the Census questions:
'How is each person in the household related to you?'
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings (opens a new window) 2006 and 2013. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window) , the population experts.
Analysis of the household types in the Far North District in 2013 compared to the Northland Region shows that there was a lower proportion of one family households as well as a similar proportion of group households. Overall, 62.0% of total households were one family households, and 2.1% were group households, compared with 64.1% and 2.4% respectively for the Northland 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 26.1% compared to 26.1% in the Northland Region while the proportion of multi-family households was 3.0% compared to 2.4% in the Northland Region.
The number of households in Far North District increased by 1,419 between 2006 and 2013.
The largest changes in household types in the Far North District between 2006 and 2013 were:
- Sole person household (+1,062 households)
- Multi-family households (+96 households)