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In 2011, the dominant household type in Ashmont was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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
Ashmont201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents37822.632319.431918.8-59
Couples without dependents35221.039423.740924.1+57
Group households643.8603.6613.6-3
Lone person households48328.953432.155132.4+68
One parent family35121.031218.731718.7-34
Other families452.7422.5412.4-4

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 41 One parent family, 2036: 317 Lone person households, 2036: 551 Group households, 2036: 61 Couples without dependents, 2036: 409 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 319 Other families, 2026: 42 One parent family, 2026: 312 Lone person households, 2026: 534 Group households, 2026: 60 Couples without dependents, 2026: 394 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 323 Other families, 2011: 45 One parent family, 2011: 351 Lone person households, 2011: 483 Group households, 2011: 64 Couples without dependents, 2011: 352 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 378
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: -1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 5 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 17 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 15 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: -4 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: -3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: -39 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 51 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: -4 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 42 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: -55
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in Ashmont was Lone person households, which accounted for 28.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 51 households and account for 32.1% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 55 households, to comprise 19.4% of all households in 2026, compared to 22.6% in 2011.

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