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Kempsey Shire

Household types

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

Analysing the future household structure in Kempsey Shire, 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
Kempsey Shire201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,62522.72,56920.02,75819.5+133
Couples without dependents3,54530.64,29633.44,68633.2+1,141
Group households3092.74943.85433.8+234
Lone person households3,26528.23,73929.14,22829.9+963
One parent family1,62914.11,57212.21,69612.0+67
Other families2131.81941.52091.5-4

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, January 2016.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 209 One parent family, 2036: 1,696 Lone person households, 2036: 4,228 Group households, 2036: 543 Couples without dependents, 2036: 4,686 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 2,758 Other families, 2026: 194 One parent family, 2026: 1,572 Lone person households, 2026: 3,739 Group households, 2026: 494 Couples without dependents, 2026: 4,296 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 2,569 Other families, 2011: 213 One parent family, 2011: 1,629 Lone person households, 2011: 3,265 Group households, 2011: 309 Couples without dependents, 2011: 3,545 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 2,625
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, January 2016.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 15 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 124 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 489 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 49 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 390 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 189 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: -19 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: -57 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 474 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 185 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 751 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: -56
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, January 2016.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in Kempsey Shire was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 30.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 751 households and account for 33.4% of all households.

In contrast One parent family is forecast to decrease by 57 households, to comprise 12.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 14.1% in 2011.

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