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 dependents12,25138.517,76836.722,76336.4+10,512
Couples without dependents9,12828.714,15529.318,43429.5+9,306
Group households7862.51,2192.51,5562.5+770
Lone person households5,82718.39,30919.212,24219.6+6,415
One parent family3,26610.35,07510.56,46810.3+3,202
Other families5651.88391.71,0571.7+492

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,057 One parent family, 2036: 6,468 Lone person households, 2036: 12,242 Group households, 2036: 1,556 Couples without dependents, 2036: 18,434 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 22,763 Other families, 2026: 839 One parent family, 2026: 5,075 Lone person households, 2026: 9,309 Group households, 2026: 1,219 Couples without dependents, 2026: 14,155 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 17,768 Other families, 2016: 565 One parent family, 2016: 3,266 Lone person households, 2016: 5,827 Group households, 2016: 786 Couples without dependents, 2016: 9,128 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 12,251
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 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: 218 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 1,393 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,933 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 337 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 4,279 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 4,995 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 274 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 1,809 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 3,482 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 433 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 5,027 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 5,517
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Cardinia Shire was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 38.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 5,517 households and account for 36.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 274 households, to comprise 1.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.8% in 2016.

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