Bass Coast ShirePopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Bass Coast Shire

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Bass Coast Shire was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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 Shire201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents3,12121.03,59920.54,37020.8+1,249
Couples without dependents5,02933.85,92233.76,95433.1+1,925
Group households3862.64592.65252.5+139
Lone person households4,89332.95,89433.67,11433.9+2,221
One parent family1,3108.81,5168.61,8158.7+505
Other families1441.01681.02011.0+57

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 201 One parent family, 2036: 1,815 Lone person households, 2036: 7,114 Group households, 2036: 525 Couples without dependents, 2036: 6,954 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 4,370 Other families, 2026: 168 One parent family, 2026: 1,516 Lone person households, 2026: 5,894 Group households, 2026: 459 Couples without dependents, 2026: 5,922 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 3,599 Other families, 2016: 144 One parent family, 2016: 1,310 Lone person households, 2016: 4,893 Group households, 2016: 386 Couples without dependents, 2016: 5,029 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 3,121
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 33 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 299 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,220 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 66 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,032 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 771 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 24 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 206 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,001 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 73 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 893 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 478
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Bass Coast Shire was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 33.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 1,001 households and account for 33.6% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 24 households, to comprise 1.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.0% in 2016.

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