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Fraser Coast Regional Council

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Fraser Coast Regional Council 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 Council, 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 Regional Council201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents9,44823.611,39622.313,73322.5+4,285
Couples without dependents13,92534.818,93137.122,73737.2+8,812
Group households1,2483.11,3892.71,5042.5+256
Lone person households10,04925.113,13925.716,02026.2+5,971
One parent family4,59511.55,26010.35,9449.7+1,349
Other families7691.99451.91,1621.9+393

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,162 One parent family, 2036: 5,944 Lone person households, 2036: 16,020 Group households, 2036: 1,504 Couples without dependents, 2036: 22,737 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 13,733 Other families, 2026: 945 One parent family, 2026: 5,260 Lone person households, 2026: 13,139 Group households, 2026: 1,389 Couples without dependents, 2026: 18,931 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 11,396 Other families, 2011: 769 One parent family, 2011: 4,595 Lone person households, 2011: 10,049 Group households, 2011: 1,248 Couples without dependents, 2011: 13,925 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 9,448
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 217 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 684 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,881 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 115 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 3,806 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,337 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 176 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 665 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 3,090 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 141 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 5,006 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,948
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Fraser Coast Regional Council was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 34.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 5,006 households and account for 37.1% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 141 households, to comprise 2.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.1% in 2011.

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