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Paraparaumu Beach West

Household types

In Paraparaumu Beach West, 71.1% of households were made up of one family households compared with 77.7% in the Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District) in 2018.

Paraparaumu Beach West'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, Paraparaumu Beach West'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
Paraparaumu Beach West20182006Change
Household by typeNumber%Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District) %Number%Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District) %2006 to 2018
One family households
48671.177.740872.376.8+78
Multi-family households
60.93.3----2.0--
Related individuals, non family
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Group household (unrelated)
182.6--91.63.0+9
map this data in atlas.idSole person household15622.815.713824.514.1+18
Non-classifiable household
182.63.391.64.0+9

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

Household types, 2018
Household types, 2018 Sole person household, Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District): 15.7% Multi-family households, Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District): 3.3% One family households, Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District): 77.7% Sole person household, Paraparaumu Beach West: 22.8% Group household (unrelated), Paraparaumu Beach West: 2.6% Multi-family households, Paraparaumu Beach West: 0.9% One family households, Paraparaumu Beach West: 71.1%
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2018
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Change in household types, 2006 to 2018
Change in household types, 2006 to 2018 Sole person household, Paraparaumu Beach West: +18 Group household (unrelated), Paraparaumu Beach West: +9 One family households, Paraparaumu Beach West: +78
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 household types in Paraparaumu Beach West in 2018 compared to the Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District) shows that there was a lower proportion of one family households as well as a higher proportion of group households. Overall, 71.1% of total households were one family households, and 2.6% were group households, compared with 77.7% and 3.3% respectively for the Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District).

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 22.8% compared to 15.7% in the Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District) while the proportion of multi-family households was 0.9% compared to 3.3% in the Forest Lakes (Kapiti Coast District).

Emerging groups

The number of households in Paraparaumu Beach West increased by 120 between 2006 and 2018.

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

  • One family households (+78 households)

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