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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 Shire201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents8,72423.910,53824.012,95325.2+4,229
Couples without dependents11,15730.514,04432.016,66732.4+5,510
Group households1,3513.71,4343.31,4872.9+136
Lone person households10,40828.512,29928.114,05327.3+3,645
One parent family4,31211.84,78310.95,41710.5+1,105
Other families6001.67311.78721.7+272

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2014.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 872 One parent family, 2036: 5,417 Lone person households, 2036: 14,053 Group households, 2036: 1,487 Couples without dependents, 2036: 16,667 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 12,953 Other families, 2026: 731 One parent family, 2026: 4,783 Lone person households, 2026: 12,299 Group households, 2026: 1,434 Couples without dependents, 2026: 14,044 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 10,538 Other families, 2011: 600 One parent family, 2011: 4,312 Lone person households, 2011: 10,408 Group households, 2011: 1,351 Couples without dependents, 2011: 11,157 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 8,724
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2014.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 141 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 634 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,754 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 53 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,623 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,415 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 131 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 471 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 1,891 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 83 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 2,887 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,814
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2014.

Key findings

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.

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