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Buninyong - Rural South

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Buninyong - Rural South was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

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
Buninyong - Rural South201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents61736.960232.961431.5-3
Couples without dependents58334.867536.971436.7+131
Group households291.7301.6301.5+1
Lone person households30418.238020.844722.9+143
One parent family1277.61256.81256.4-2
Other families140.8170.9180.9+4

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 18 One parent family, 2036: 125 Lone person households, 2036: 447 Group households, 2036: 30 Couples without dependents, 2036: 714 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 614 Other families, 2026: 17 One parent family, 2026: 125 Lone person households, 2026: 380 Group households, 2026: 30 Couples without dependents, 2026: 675 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 602 Other families, 2016: 14 One parent family, 2016: 127 Lone person households, 2016: 304 Group households, 2016: 29 Couples without dependents, 2016: 583 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 617
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: 0 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 67 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 39 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 12 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: -2 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 76 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 92 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -15
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Buninyong - Rural South was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 36.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 92 households and account for 36.9% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 15 households, to comprise 32.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 36.9% in 2016.

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