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Household types

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 dependents8,72423.910,34523.512,69124.6+3,967
Couples without dependents11,15730.514,43632.817,16533.2+6,008
Group households1,3513.71,4293.31,4802.9+129
Lone person households10,40828.512,15727.713,96227.0+3,554
One parent family4,31211.84,84811.05,47410.6+1,162
Other families6001.67351.78811.7+281

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 881 One parent family, 2036: 5,474 Lone person households, 2036: 13,962 Group households, 2036: 1,480 Couples without dependents, 2036: 17,165 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 12,691 Other families, 2026: 735 One parent family, 2026: 4,848 Lone person households, 2026: 12,157 Group households, 2026: 1,429 Couples without dependents, 2026: 14,436 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 10,345 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, May 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 146 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 626 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,805 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 51 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,729 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,346 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 135 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 536 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 1,749 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 78 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 3,279 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,621
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2017.

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 3,279 households and account for 32.8% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 78 households, to comprise 3.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.7% in 2011.

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