Shire of CampaspePopulation forecast
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Shire of Campaspe

Household types

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

Analysing the future household structure in Shire of Campaspe, 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
Shire of Campaspe201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents3,99625.84,12624.84,44924.6+453
Couples without dependents5,21933.75,63733.95,99433.1+775
Group households3822.53662.23712.0-11
Lone person households4,24727.44,81829.05,44230.1+1,195
One parent family1,4319.21,4488.71,5698.7+138
Other families2081.32391.42771.5+69

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 277 One parent family, 2036: 1,569 Lone person households, 2036: 5,442 Group households, 2036: 371 Couples without dependents, 2036: 5,994 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 4,449 Other families, 2026: 239 One parent family, 2026: 1,448 Lone person households, 2026: 4,818 Group households, 2026: 366 Couples without dependents, 2026: 5,637 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 4,126 Other families, 2016: 208 One parent family, 2016: 1,431 Lone person households, 2016: 4,247 Group households, 2016: 382 Couples without dependents, 2016: 5,219 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 3,996
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 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: 38 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 121 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 624 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 357 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 323 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 31 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 17 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 571 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -16 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 418 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 130
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Shire of Campaspe was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 33.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 571 households and account for 29.0% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 16 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.5% in 2016.

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