Kempsey ShirePopulation forecast
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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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Kempsey Shire

Household types

In 2016, 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 Shire201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,62321.62,68720.62,86520.0+242
Couples without dependents4,04533.44,47934.34,90034.2+855
Group households4653.85083.95633.9+98
Lone person households3,32127.43,63627.94,12028.8+799
One parent family1,46212.11,54111.81,64811.5+186
Other families2011.72021.52191.5+18

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 219 One parent family, 2036: 1,648 Lone person households, 2036: 4,120 Group households, 2036: 563 Couples without dependents, 2036: 4,900 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 2,865 Other families, 2026: 202 One parent family, 2026: 1,541 Lone person households, 2026: 3,636 Group households, 2026: 508 Couples without dependents, 2026: 4,479 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 2,687 Other families, 2016: 201 One parent family, 2016: 1,462 Lone person households, 2016: 3,321 Group households, 2016: 465 Couples without dependents, 2016: 4,045 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 2,623
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: 17 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 107 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 484 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 55 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 421 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 178 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 79 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 315 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 43 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 434 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 64
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Kempsey Shire was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 33.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 434 households and account for 34.3% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 1 households, to comprise 1.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.7% in 2016.

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