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Bass Coast Shire

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in Bass Coast Shire was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Bass Coast Shire, especially in conjunction with age structure, provides insight to the role the area plays in the housing market. Some areas, usually with separate housing stock, are dominated by families. Others, with more dense housing in inner city locations have significant numbers of lone person households and couples without dependents.

Forecast household types
Bass Coast Shire201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents3,01122.63,72721.84,44821.7+1,437
Couples without dependents4,36932.85,72833.56,82733.4+2,458
Group households3932.94632.75332.6+140
Lone person households4,23131.75,55232.56,72132.9+2,490
One parent family1,1979.01,4608.51,7278.4+530
Other families1351.01691.02021.0+67

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2015.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 202 One parent family, 2036: 1,727 Lone person households, 2036: 6,721 Group households, 2036: 533 Couples without dependents, 2036: 6,827 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 4,448 Other families, 2026: 169 One parent family, 2026: 1,460 Lone person households, 2026: 5,552 Group households, 2026: 463 Couples without dependents, 2026: 5,728 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 3,727 Other families, 2011: 135 One parent family, 2011: 1,197 Lone person households, 2011: 4,231 Group households, 2011: 393 Couples without dependents, 2011: 4,369 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 3,011
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2015.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 33 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 267 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,169 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 70 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,099 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 721 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 34 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 263 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 1,321 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 70 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,359 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 716
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in Bass Coast Shire was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 32.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,359 households and account for 33.5% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 34 households, to comprise 1.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.0% in 2011.

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