In 2011, the dominant household type in Tweed Shire was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.
Analysing the future household structure in Tweed Shire, 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|
|Tweed Shire||2011||2026||2036||Change between 2011 and 2036|
|Couple families with dependents||8,724||23.9||10,538||24.0||12,953||25.2||+4,229||1,814||2,415||0.0000||0.0000||48.475469912339||1814|
|Couples without dependents||11,157||30.5||14,044||32.0||16,667||32.4||+5,510||2,887||2,623||0.0000||0.0000||49.3860356284072||2887|
|Lone person households||10,408||28.5||12,299||28.1||14,053||27.3||+3,645||1,891||1,754||0.0000||0.0000||35.0211375528237||1891|
|One parent family||4,312||11.8||4,783||10.9||5,417||10.5||+1,105||471||634||0.0000||0.0000||25.6261594953011||471|
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, July 2014.
In 2011, the dominant household type in Tweed Shire was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 30.5% of all households.
The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 2,887 households and account for 32.0% of all households.
In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 83 households, to comprise 3.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.7% in 2011.