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Greater Taree City

Household types

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

Analysing the future household structure in Greater Taree 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
Greater Taree City201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents4,53822.65,47121.36,58621.9+2,048
Couples without dependents7,19235.89,32436.410,85836.2+3,666
Group households4662.36312.57672.6+301
Lone person households5,32826.57,12527.88,24927.5+2,921
One parent family2,24011.22,68410.53,07110.2+831
Other families3221.63981.64831.6+161

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2012.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 483 One parent family, 2036: 3,071 Lone person households, 2036: 8,249 Group households, 2036: 767 Couples without dependents, 2036: 10,858 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 6,586 Other families, 2026: 398 One parent family, 2026: 2,684 Lone person households, 2026: 7,125 Group households, 2026: 631 Couples without dependents, 2026: 9,324 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 5,471 Other families, 2011: 322 One parent family, 2011: 2,240 Lone person households, 2011: 5,328 Group households, 2011: 466 Couples without dependents, 2011: 7,192 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 4,538
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2012.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 85 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 387 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,124 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 136 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,534 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,115 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 76 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 444 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 1,797 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 165 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 2,132 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 933
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2012.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in Greater Taree City was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 35.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 2,132 households and account for 36.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 76 households, to comprise 1.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.6% in 2011.

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