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Forest Hill - East Wagga Wagga

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in Forest Hill - East Wagga Wagga was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with 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
Forest Hill - East Wagga Wagga201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents29033.141732.247530.9+185
Couples without dependents23727.136328.143628.4+199
Group households323.7453.5533.4+21
Lone person households20623.530123.337824.6+172
One parent family9510.914611.317011.1+75
Other families151.7221.7251.6+10

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 25 One parent family, 2036: 170 Lone person households, 2036: 378 Group households, 2036: 53 Couples without dependents, 2036: 436 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 475 Other families, 2026: 22 One parent family, 2026: 146 Lone person households, 2026: 301 Group households, 2026: 45 Couples without dependents, 2026: 363 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 417 Other families, 2011: 15 One parent family, 2011: 95 Lone person households, 2011: 206 Group households, 2011: 32 Couples without dependents, 2011: 237 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 290
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: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 24 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 77 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 8 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 73 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 58 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 7 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 51 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 95 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 13 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 126 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 127
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in Forest Hill - East Wagga Wagga was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 33.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 127 households and account for 32.2% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 7 households, to comprise 1.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.7% in 2011.

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