Cardinia ShirePopulation forecast
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Cardinia Shire

Household types

In 2016, 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 Shire201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents13,39838.818,93137.024,02636.7+10,628
Couples without dependents9,79028.414,88229.119,35229.6+9,562
Group households8532.51,3082.61,6432.5+790
Lone person households6,27518.29,76319.112,40519.0+6,130
One parent family3,57610.45,42810.66,84010.5+3,264
Other families6181.89101.81,1501.8+532

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,150 One parent family, 2036: 6,840 Lone person households, 2036: 12,405 Group households, 2036: 1,643 Couples without dependents, 2036: 19,352 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 24,026 Other families, 2026: 910 One parent family, 2026: 5,428 Lone person households, 2026: 9,763 Group households, 2026: 1,308 Couples without dependents, 2026: 14,882 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 18,931 Other families, 2016: 618 One parent family, 2016: 3,576 Lone person households, 2016: 6,275 Group households, 2016: 853 Couples without dependents, 2016: 9,790 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 13,398
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: 240 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 1,412 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,642 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 335 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 4,470 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 5,095 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 292 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 1,852 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 3,488 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 455 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 5,092 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 5,533
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Cardinia Shire was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 38.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 5,533 households and account for 37.0% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 292 households, to comprise 1.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.8% in 2016.

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