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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Queanbeyan-Palerang 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
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents7,21434.18,01030.69,57331.1+2,359
Couples without dependents5,48425.97,62729.18,89828.9+3,414
Group households5842.87332.88242.7+240
Lone person households5,37225.46,85226.28,04226.1+2,670
One parent family2,0149.52,4599.42,9129.5+898
Other families4942.35031.95591.8+65

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 559 One parent family, 2036: 2,912 Lone person households, 2036: 8,042 Group households, 2036: 824 Couples without dependents, 2036: 8,898 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 9,573 Other families, 2026: 503 One parent family, 2026: 2,459 Lone person households, 2026: 6,852 Group households, 2026: 733 Couples without dependents, 2026: 7,627 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 8,010 Other families, 2011: 494 One parent family, 2011: 2,014 Lone person households, 2011: 5,372 Group households, 2011: 584 Couples without dependents, 2011: 5,484 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 7,214
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, March 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: 56 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 453 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,190 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 91 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,271 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,563 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 9 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 445 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 1,480 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 149 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 2,143 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 796
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 34.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 2,143 households and account for 29.1% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 9 households, to comprise 1.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.3% in 2011.

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