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Paraparaumu Beach West

Family types

In Paraparaumu Beach West, 37.7% of households were made up of family type 'couples with children' compared with 43.6% in the Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District) in 2018.

Households with Children require different services and facilities than other household types, and their needs change as both adults and children age. When many families in an area are at the same stage in their individual lifecycles, it creates a suburb lifecycle. Knowing where a suburb is in a cycle of change helps planners make evidence-based decisions about the demand for services both now and in the future.

To continue building the story, Paraparaumu Beach West's family data should be viewed in conjunction with Households, Household Size, Age Structure and Dwelling Type data.

Derived from the Census questions:

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

Total families

Family types
Paraparaumu Beach West20182006Change
Family by typeNumber%Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District) %Number%Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District) %2006 to 2018
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children18937.743.616239.742.9+27
Couple with dependent children
15330.537.613833.836.4+15
Couple with adult children only
367.25.9245.96.5+12
Couple with children - dependency status unknown
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map this data in atlas.idOne parent families336.65.9338.15.20
One parent family with dependent children
244.82.0276.65.2-3
One parent family with adult children only
91.84.061.5--+3
One parent family with children - dependency status unknown
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map this data in atlas.idCouple without children27955.750.521352.251.9+66

Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2006 and 2018. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Family types, 2018
Family types, 2018 Couple without children, Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District): 50.5% One parent family with adult children only, Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District): 4.0% One parent family with dependent children, Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District): 2.0% Couple with adult children only, Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District): 5.9% Couple with dependent children, Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District): 37.6% Couple without children, Paraparaumu Beach West: 55.7% One parent family with adult children only, Paraparaumu Beach West: 1.8% One parent family with dependent children, Paraparaumu Beach West: 4.8% Couple with adult children only, Paraparaumu Beach West: 7.2% Couple with dependent children, Paraparaumu Beach West: 30.5%
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2018
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Change in family types, 2006 to 2018
Change in family types, 2006 to 2018 Couple without children, Paraparaumu Beach West: +66 One parent family with adult children only, Paraparaumu Beach West: +3 One parent family with dependent children, Paraparaumu Beach West: -3 Couple with adult children only, Paraparaumu Beach West: +12 Couple with dependent children, Paraparaumu Beach West: +15
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2006 and 2018
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the family types in Paraparaumu Beach West in 2018 compared to the Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District) shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 37.7% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 6.6% were one-parent families, compared with 43.6% and 5.9% respectively for the Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District).

There were a higher proportion of couples without children in Paraparaumu Beach West, 55.7% compared to 50.5% in the Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District).

Emerging groups

The number of families in Paraparaumu Beach West increased by 93 between 2006 and 2018.

The largest change in family types in Paraparaumu Beach West between 2006 and 2018 was:

  • Couple without children (+66 households)

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