Rockhampton Regional CouncilPopulation forecast
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Rockhampton Regional Council

Household types

In [Parameter].[Year1Label], the dominant household type in Rockhampton Regional Council was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2017 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Rockhampton 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
Rockhampton Regional Council[Parameter].[Year1Label]20172036Change between [Parameter].[Year1Label] and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents9,11829.39,27429.312,63329.3+3,515
Couples without dependents8,60327.78,77727.811,98927.8+3,386
Group households1,1393.71,1583.71,5523.6+413
Lone person households7,87425.37,99725.311,02725.5+3,153
One parent family3,70511.93,76011.95,09811.8+1,393
Other families6422.16512.18682.0+226

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 868 One parent family, 2036: 5,098 Lone person households, 2036: 11,027 Group households, 2036: 1,552 Couples without dependents, 2036: 11,989 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 12,633 Other families, 2017: 651 One parent family, 2017: 3,760 Lone person households, 2017: 7,997 Group households, 2017: 1,158 Couples without dependents, 2017: 8,777 Couple families with dependents, 2017: 9,274 Other families, [Parameter].[Year1Label]: 642 One parent family, [Parameter].[Year1Label]: 3,705 Lone person households, [Parameter].[Year1Label]: 7,874 Group households, [Parameter].[Year1Label]: 1,139 Couples without dependents, [Parameter].[Year1Label]: 8,603 Couple families with dependents, [Parameter].[Year1Label]: 9,118
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.
Forecast change in household types, [Parameter].[Year1Label] to 2036
Forecast change in household types, [Parameter].[Year1Label] to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2017 to 2036: 217 Forecast change in One parent family,  2017 to 2036: 1,338 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2017 to 2036: 3,030 Forecast change in Group households,  2017 to 2036: 394 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2017 to 2036: 3,212 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2017 to 2036: 3,359 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2017: 9 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2017: 55 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2017: 123 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2017: 19 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2017: 174 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2017: 156
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.

Key findings

In [Parameter].[Year1Label], the dominant household type in Rockhampton Regional Council was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 29.3% of all households.

The largest increase between [Parameter].[Year1Label] and 2017 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 174 households and account for 27.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 9 households, to comprise 2.1% of all households in 2017, compared to 2.1% in [Parameter].[Year1Label].

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