Berrigan 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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Berrigan Shire

Household types

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

Analysing the future household structure in Berrigan 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
Berrigan Shire201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents77320.582420.387120.1+98
Couples without dependents1,37636.41,46536.01,54535.7+169
Group households621.6621.5651.5+3
Lone person households1,24132.81,37033.71,47234.1+231
One parent family2917.73097.63327.7+41
Other families361.0360.9380.9+2

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 38 One parent family, 2036: 332 Lone person households, 2036: 1,472 Group households, 2036: 65 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,545 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 871 Other families, 2026: 36 One parent family, 2026: 309 Lone person households, 2026: 1,370 Group households, 2026: 62 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,465 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 824 Other families, 2016: 36 One parent family, 2016: 291 Lone person households, 2016: 1,241 Group households, 2016: 62 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,376 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 773
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: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 23 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 102 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 80 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 47 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 18 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 129 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 89 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 51
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Berrigan Shire was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 36.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 129 households and account for 33.7% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 0 households, to comprise 1.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.6% in 2016.

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