In the Thames-Coromandel District, 63.3% of households were made up of one family households compared with 67.2% in the Waikato Region in 2018.
The Thames-Coromandel 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?'
|Household by type||Number||%||Waikato Region %||Number||%||Waikato Region %||2006 to 2018|
|One family households||7,284||63.3||67.2||7,218||66.8||68.7||+66||630||1438|
|Related individuals, non family||48||0.4||0.7||60||0.6||0.9||-12||632||1438|
|Group household (unrelated)||291||2.5||3.5||294||2.7||3.8||-3||633||1438|
|Sole person household||3,531||30.7||23.4||3,003||27.8||22.0||+528||634||1438|
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 the Thames-Coromandel District in 2018 compared to the Waikato Region shows that there was a lower proportion of one family households as well as a lower proportion of group households. Overall, 63.3% of total households were one family households, and 2.5% were group households, compared with 67.2% and 2.6% respectively for the Waikato Region.
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 30.7% compared to 23.4% in the Waikato Region while the proportion of multi-family households was 1.2% compared to 2.6% in the Waikato Region.
The number of households in Thames-Coromandel District increased by 699 between 2006 and 2018.
The largest changes in household types in the Thames-Coromandel District between 2006 and 2018 were:
- Sole person household (+528 households)
- One family households (+66 households)