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Shire of Campaspe

Household types

In 2011, 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 Campaspe201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents4,11127.54,05224.64,35724.2+246
Couples without dependents4,71831.55,41232.85,80932.3+1,091
Group households3672.53572.23572.0-10
Lone person households4,05027.14,88229.65,52530.7+1,475
One parent family1,51310.11,5489.41,6559.2+142
Other families1971.32331.42671.5+70

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2016.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 267 One parent family, 2036: 1,655 Lone person households, 2036: 5,525 Group households, 2036: 357 Couples without dependents, 2036: 5,809 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 4,357 Other families, 2026: 233 One parent family, 2026: 1,548 Lone person households, 2026: 4,882 Group households, 2026: 357 Couples without dependents, 2026: 5,412 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 4,052 Other families, 2011: 197 One parent family, 2011: 1,513 Lone person households, 2011: 4,050 Group households, 2011: 367 Couples without dependents, 2011: 4,718 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 4,111
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2016.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 34 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 107 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 643 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 397 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 305 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 36 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 35 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 832 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: -10 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 694 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: -59
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2016.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Shire of Campaspe was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 31.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 832 households and account for 29.6% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 59 households, to comprise 24.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 27.5% in 2011.

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