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Papakowhai

Household types

In Papakowhai, 82.9% of households were made up of one family households compared with 70.7% in the Porirua City in 2018.

Papakowhai'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, Papakowhai'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
Papakowhai20182006Change
Household by typeNumber%Porirua City %Number%Porirua City %2006 to 2018
One family households
32182.970.729182.972.1+30
Multi-family households
92.35.6----4.9--
Related individuals, non family
----1.0----0.8--
Group household (unrelated)
----2.292.62.7--
map this data in atlas.idSole person household369.317.44512.816.8-9
Non-classifiable household
215.43.061.72.7+15

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, Porirua City: 17.4% Group household (unrelated), Porirua City: 2.2% Related individuals, non family, Porirua City: 1.0% Multi-family households, Porirua City: 5.6% One family households, Porirua City: 70.7% Sole person household, Papakowhai: 9.3% Multi-family households, Papakowhai: 2.3% One family households, Papakowhai: 82.9%
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, Papakowhai: -9 One family households, Papakowhai: +30
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 Papakowhai in 2018 compared to the Porirua City shows that there was a higher proportion of one family households as well as a lower proportion of group households. Overall, 82.9% of total households were one family households, and 0.0% were group households, compared with 70.7% and 5.6% respectively for the Porirua City.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of multi-family households. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 9.3% compared to 17.4% in the Porirua City while the proportion of multi-family households was 2.3% compared to 5.6% in the Porirua City.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Papakowhai increased by 36 between 2006 and 2018.

There were no major differences in Papakowhai between 2006 and 2018.

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