Berrigan ShirePopulation forecast
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In 2011, 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 Shire201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents78321.882520.487720.4+94
Couples without dependents1,28635.91,47736.61,56536.4+279
Group households601.7621.5661.5+6
Lone person households1,13931.81,33733.11,42933.2+290
One parent family2827.93017.53237.5+41
Other families351.0360.9390.9+4

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, March 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 39 One parent family, 2036: 323 Lone person households, 2036: 1,429 Group households, 2036: 66 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,565 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 877 Other families, 2026: 36 One parent family, 2026: 301 Lone person households, 2026: 1,337 Group households, 2026: 62 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,477 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 825 Other families, 2011: 35 One parent family, 2011: 282 Lone person households, 2011: 1,139 Group households, 2011: 60 Couples without dependents, 2011: 1,286 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 783
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 22 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 92 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 4 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 88 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 52 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 19 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 198 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 191 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 42
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in Berrigan Shire was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 35.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 198 households and account for 33.1% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 1 households, to comprise 0.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.0% in 2011.

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