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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Coffs Harbour City

Household types

In 2016, 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 City201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents7,57924.88,34224.19,48224.0+1,903
Couples without dependents9,76231.911,32832.712,95532.7+3,193
Group households1,1183.71,2353.61,3913.5+273
Lone person households8,16926.79,44527.310,94527.7+2,776
One parent family3,46511.33,76010.94,21510.6+750
Other families5011.65171.55921.5+91

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 592 One parent family, 2036: 4,215 Lone person households, 2036: 10,945 Group households, 2036: 1,391 Couples without dependents, 2036: 12,955 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 9,482 Other families, 2026: 517 One parent family, 2026: 3,760 Lone person households, 2026: 9,445 Group households, 2026: 1,235 Couples without dependents, 2026: 11,328 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 8,342 Other families, 2016: 501 One parent family, 2016: 3,465 Lone person households, 2016: 8,169 Group households, 2016: 1,118 Couples without dependents, 2016: 9,762 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 7,579
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: 75 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 455 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,500 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 156 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,627 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,140 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 16 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 295 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,276 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 117 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,566 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 763
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Coffs Harbour City was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 31.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,566 households and account for 32.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 16 households, to comprise 1.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.6% in 2016.

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