Wagga Wagga City CouncilPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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In 2016, the dominant household type in Ashmont was 'Lone person households', 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
Ashmont201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents33120.632719.632418.8-7
Couples without dependents34621.639623.741123.9+65
Group households593.7603.6623.6+3
Lone person households50331.352931.755832.4+55
One parent family32120.031518.932318.8+2
Other families452.8422.5422.4-3

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 42 One parent family, 2036: 323 Lone person households, 2036: 558 Group households, 2036: 62 Couples without dependents, 2036: 411 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 324 Other families, 2026: 42 One parent family, 2026: 315 Lone person households, 2026: 529 Group households, 2026: 60 Couples without dependents, 2026: 396 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 327 Other families, 2016: 45 One parent family, 2016: 321 Lone person households, 2016: 503 Group households, 2016: 59 Couples without dependents, 2016: 346 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 331
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 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: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 8 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 29 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 15 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: -3 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: -3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: -6 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 26 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 50 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -4
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Ashmont was Lone person households, which accounted for 31.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 50 households and account for 23.7% of all households.

In contrast One parent family is forecast to decrease by 6 households, to comprise 18.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 20.0% in 2016.

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