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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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Fraser Coast Regional

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Fraser Coast Regional was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Fraser Coast Regional, 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
Fraser Coast Regional201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents9,53622.011,25421.713,55821.9+4,022
Couples without dependents15,96336.819,22237.022,86436.9+6,901
Group households1,3003.01,3822.71,4972.4+197
Lone person households11,11125.613,76526.516,79227.1+5,681
One parent family4,69610.85,40710.46,1659.9+1,469
Other families7891.89461.81,1631.9+374

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,163 One parent family, 2036: 6,165 Lone person households, 2036: 16,792 Group households, 2036: 1,497 Couples without dependents, 2036: 22,864 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 13,558 Other families, 2026: 946 One parent family, 2026: 5,407 Lone person households, 2026: 13,765 Group households, 2026: 1,382 Couples without dependents, 2026: 19,222 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 11,254 Other families, 2016: 789 One parent family, 2016: 4,696 Lone person households, 2016: 11,111 Group households, 2016: 1,300 Couples without dependents, 2016: 15,963 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 9,536
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: 217 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 758 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 3,027 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 115 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 3,642 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,304 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 157 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 711 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 2,654 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 82 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 3,259 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,718
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Fraser Coast Regional was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 36.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 3,259 households and account for 37.0% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 82 households, to comprise 2.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.0% in 2016.

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