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Forest Hill - East Wagga Wagga

Household types

In 2016, 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 Wagga201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents32632.641832.347330.6+147
Couples without dependents27227.234526.642827.7+156
Group households363.6423.2533.4+17
Lone person households23823.831924.638825.1+150
One parent family11111.115111.718011.6+69
Other families161.6211.6251.6+9

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 25 One parent family, 2036: 180 Lone person households, 2036: 388 Group households, 2036: 53 Couples without dependents, 2036: 428 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 473 Other families, 2026: 21 One parent family, 2026: 151 Lone person households, 2026: 319 Group households, 2026: 42 Couples without dependents, 2026: 345 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 418 Other families, 2016: 16 One parent family, 2016: 111 Lone person households, 2016: 238 Group households, 2016: 36 Couples without dependents, 2016: 272 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 326
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: 4 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 29 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 69 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 11 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 83 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 55 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 40 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 81 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 6 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 73 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 92
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Forest Hill - East Wagga Wagga was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 32.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 92 households and account for 32.3% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 5 households, to comprise 1.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.6% in 2016.

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