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City of Greater Shepparton

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Greater Shepparton was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2021 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Greater Shepparton, 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
City of Greater Shepparton201120212036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents7,19830.48,05629.59,46928.9+2,271
Couples without dependents6,43227.27,73028.39,35228.6+2,920
Group households7453.28583.19693.0+224
Lone person households6,19926.27,16926.28,86027.1+2,661
One parent family2,70111.43,12011.43,61511.0+914
Other families3731.64181.54861.5+113

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, August 2015.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 486 One parent family, 2036: 3,615 Lone person households, 2036: 8,860 Group households, 2036: 969 Couples without dependents, 2036: 9,352 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 9,469 Other families, 2021: 418 One parent family, 2021: 3,120 Lone person households, 2021: 7,169 Group households, 2021: 858 Couples without dependents, 2021: 7,730 Couple families with dependents, 2021: 8,056 Other families, 2011: 373 One parent family, 2011: 2,701 Lone person households, 2011: 6,199 Group households, 2011: 745 Couples without dependents, 2011: 6,432 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 7,198
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, August 2015.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2021 to 2036: 68 Forecast change in One parent family,  2021 to 2036: 495 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2021 to 2036: 1,691 Forecast change in Group households,  2021 to 2036: 111 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2021 to 2036: 1,622 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2021 to 2036: 1,413 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2021: 45 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2021: 419 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2021: 970 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2021: 113 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2021: 1,298 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2021: 858
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, August 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Greater Shepparton was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 30.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2021 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,298 households and account for 28.3% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 45 households, to comprise 1.5% of all households in 2021, compared to 1.6% in 2011.

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