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Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Ballarat East - Eureka - Warrenheip was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Ballarat, 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
Ballarat East - Eureka - Warrenheip201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents48219.451119.051718.3+35
Couples without dependents64225.970426.274626.4+104
Group households1576.31585.91635.8+6
Lone person households84434.095335.51,03836.7+194
One parent family32413.132512.132711.6+3
Other families331.3341.3351.2+2

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 35 One parent family, 2036: 327 Lone person households, 2036: 1,038 Group households, 2036: 163 Couples without dependents, 2036: 746 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 517 Other families, 2026: 34 One parent family, 2026: 325 Lone person households, 2026: 953 Group households, 2026: 158 Couples without dependents, 2026: 704 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 511 Other families, 2016: 33 One parent family, 2016: 324 Lone person households, 2016: 844 Group households, 2016: 157 Couples without dependents, 2016: 642 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 482
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 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: 1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 2 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 85 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 42 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 6 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 109 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 62 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 29
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Ballarat East - Eureka - Warrenheip was Lone person households, which accounted for 34.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 109 households and account for 35.5% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 1 households, to comprise 5.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 6.3% in 2016.

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