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Cardinia Shire

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in Cardinia Shire was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Cardinia 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
Cardinia Shire201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents10,55839.418,24836.122,80735.3+12,249
Couples without dependents7,18326.814,35728.418,49528.6+11,312
Group households6552.41,2692.51,5802.4+925
Lone person households5,01318.710,08920.013,18120.4+8,168
One parent family2,93310.95,63811.27,46111.5+4,528
Other families4851.88791.71,0831.7+598

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,083 One parent family, 2036: 7,461 Lone person households, 2036: 13,181 Group households, 2036: 1,580 Couples without dependents, 2036: 18,495 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 22,807 Other families, 2026: 879 One parent family, 2026: 5,638 Lone person households, 2026: 10,089 Group households, 2026: 1,269 Couples without dependents, 2026: 14,357 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 18,248 Other families, 2011: 485 One parent family, 2011: 2,933 Lone person households, 2011: 5,013 Group households, 2011: 655 Couples without dependents, 2011: 7,183 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 10,558
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 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: 204 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 1,823 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 3,092 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 311 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 4,138 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 4,559 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 394 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 2,705 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 5,076 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 614 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 7,174 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 7,690
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2016.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in Cardinia Shire was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 39.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 7,690 households and account for 36.1% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 394 households, to comprise 1.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.8% in 2011.

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