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Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in Coffs Harbour City was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Coffs Harbour City, 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
Coffs Harbour City201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents7,35425.98,11223.99,31723.8+1,963
Couples without dependents8,44629.711,01532.512,67632.4+4,230
Group households9833.51,2133.61,3713.5+388
Lone person households7,60826.89,36027.610,91627.9+3,308
One parent family3,50512.33,71511.04,21610.8+711
Other families5131.85031.55811.5+68

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 581 One parent family, 2036: 4,216 Lone person households, 2036: 10,916 Group households, 2036: 1,371 Couples without dependents, 2036: 12,676 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 9,317 Other families, 2026: 503 One parent family, 2026: 3,715 Lone person households, 2026: 9,360 Group households, 2026: 1,213 Couples without dependents, 2026: 11,015 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 8,112 Other families, 2011: 513 One parent family, 2011: 3,505 Lone person households, 2011: 7,608 Group households, 2011: 983 Couples without dependents, 2011: 8,446 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 7,354
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, April 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: 78 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 501 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,556 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 158 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,661 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,205 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: -10 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 210 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 1,752 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 230 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 2,569 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 758
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2016.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in Coffs Harbour City was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 29.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 2,569 households and account for 32.5% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 10 households, to comprise 1.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.8% in 2011.

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