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.
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 2018. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window) , the population experts.
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.
The number of households in Papakowhai increased by 36 between 2006 and 2018.
There were no major differences in Papakowhai between 2006 and 2018.