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Tweed Shire

Household types

In 2016, 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 Shire201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents9,03023.010,35923.112,73624.1+3,706
Couples without dependents12,41031.514,55632.417,24132.7+4,831
Group households1,3403.41,4343.21,4952.8+155
Lone person households11,33628.812,74528.414,63227.7+3,296
One parent family4,58011.65,04311.25,78111.0+1,201
Other families6391.67321.68821.7+243

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 882 One parent family, 2036: 5,781 Lone person households, 2036: 14,632 Group households, 2036: 1,495 Couples without dependents, 2036: 17,241 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 12,736 Other families, 2026: 732 One parent family, 2026: 5,043 Lone person households, 2026: 12,745 Group households, 2026: 1,434 Couples without dependents, 2026: 14,556 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 10,359 Other families, 2016: 639 One parent family, 2016: 4,580 Lone person households, 2016: 11,336 Group households, 2016: 1,340 Couples without dependents, 2016: 12,410 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 9,030
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 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: 150 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 738 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,887 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 61 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,685 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,377 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 93 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 463 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,409 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 94 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,146 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,329
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Tweed Shire was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 31.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 2,146 households and account for 32.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 93 households, to comprise 1.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.6% in 2016.

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