City of Greater SheppartonPopulation 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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City of Greater Shepparton

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Greater Shepparton was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 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 Shepparton201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents7,30728.68,33328.59,32728.4+2,020
Couples without dependents7,22228.28,26528.29,21828.1+1,996
Group households7613.08723.09612.9+200
Lone person households7,01227.48,02927.49,14027.8+2,128
One parent family2,90411.33,33411.43,71711.3+813
Other families3841.54271.54771.5+93

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 477 One parent family, 2036: 3,717 Lone person households, 2036: 9,140 Group households, 2036: 961 Couples without dependents, 2036: 9,218 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 9,327 Other families, 2026: 427 One parent family, 2026: 3,334 Lone person households, 2026: 8,029 Group households, 2026: 872 Couples without dependents, 2026: 8,265 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 8,333 Other families, 2016: 384 One parent family, 2016: 2,904 Lone person households, 2016: 7,012 Group households, 2016: 761 Couples without dependents, 2016: 7,222 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 7,307
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 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: 50 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 383 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,111 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 89 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 953 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 994 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 43 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 430 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,017 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 111 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,043 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,026
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Greater Shepparton was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 28.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,043 households and account for 28.2% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 43 households, to comprise 1.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.5% in 2016.

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