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Fraser Coast Region

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Fraser Coast Region 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 Region, 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 Region201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents9,44923.711,16722.113,60522.5+4,156
Couples without dependents13,92634.918,45736.522,10036.6+8,174
Group households1,2483.11,4122.81,5522.6+304
Lone person households10,05025.213,28126.315,85926.3+5,809
One parent family4,59511.55,45810.86,35510.5+1,760
Other families5931.57431.59011.5+308

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2014.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 901 One parent family, 2036: 6,355 Lone person households, 2036: 15,859 Group households, 2036: 1,552 Couples without dependents, 2036: 22,100 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 13,605 Other families, 2026: 743 One parent family, 2026: 5,458 Lone person households, 2026: 13,281 Group households, 2026: 1,412 Couples without dependents, 2026: 18,457 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 11,167 Other families, 2011: 593 One parent family, 2011: 4,595 Lone person households, 2011: 10,050 Group households, 2011: 1,248 Couples without dependents, 2011: 13,926 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 9,449
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2014.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 158 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 897 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,578 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 140 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 3,643 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,438 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 150 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 863 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 3,231 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 164 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 4,531 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,718
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2014.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Fraser Coast Region was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 34.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 4,531 households and account for 36.5% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 150 households, to comprise 1.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.5% in 2011.

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