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Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in Wagga Wagga City was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Wagga Wagga City, 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
Wagga Wagga City201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents6,97429.68,24329.18,96128.8+1,987
Couples without dependents6,35227.08,26229.29,19929.5+2,847
Group households1,0964.71,1324.01,2314.0+135
Lone person households6,00525.57,33025.98,18826.3+2,183
One parent family2,62111.12,8109.93,0009.6+379
Other families4912.15211.85651.8+74

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 565 One parent family, 2036: 3,000 Lone person households, 2036: 8,188 Group households, 2036: 1,231 Couples without dependents, 2036: 9,199 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 8,961 Other families, 2026: 521 One parent family, 2026: 2,810 Lone person households, 2026: 7,330 Group households, 2026: 1,132 Couples without dependents, 2026: 8,262 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 8,243 Other families, 2011: 491 One parent family, 2011: 2,621 Lone person households, 2011: 6,005 Group households, 2011: 1,096 Couples without dependents, 2011: 6,352 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 6,974
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, April 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: 44 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 190 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 858 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 99 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 937 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 718 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 30 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 189 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 1,325 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 36 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,910 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,269
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in Wagga Wagga City was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 29.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,910 households and account for 29.2% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 30 households, to comprise 1.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.1% in 2011.

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