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Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Mid-Coast Council was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Mid-Coast 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
Mid-Coast Council201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents8,05021.28,28318.89,45418.9+1,404
Couples without dependents13,28534.916,71137.918,82937.6+5,544
Group households9232.41,0002.31,1172.2+194
Lone person households10,95328.813,03629.615,01830.0+4,065
One parent family4,12510.84,3719.94,9439.9+818
Other families6891.86581.57331.5+44

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 733 One parent family, 2036: 4,943 Lone person households, 2036: 15,018 Group households, 2036: 1,117 Couples without dependents, 2036: 18,829 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 9,454 Other families, 2026: 658 One parent family, 2026: 4,371 Lone person households, 2026: 13,036 Group households, 2026: 1,000 Couples without dependents, 2026: 16,711 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 8,283 Other families, 2011: 689 One parent family, 2011: 4,125 Lone person households, 2011: 10,953 Group households, 2011: 923 Couples without dependents, 2011: 13,285 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 8,050
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, July 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: 75 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 572 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,982 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 117 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,118 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,171 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: -31 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 246 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 2,083 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 77 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 3,426 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 233
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Mid-Coast Council 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 3,426 households and account for 37.9% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 31 households, to comprise 1.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.8% in 2011.

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