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Cardigan - Lucas - Bunkers Hill

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Cardigan - Lucas - Bunkers Hill 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 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
Cardigan - Lucas - Bunkers Hill201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents33650.91,07551.81,73447.5+1,398
Couples without dependents19529.559228.51,14031.2+945
Group households60.9180.9240.7+18
Lone person households6810.323311.249913.7+431
One parent family517.71436.92286.2+177
Other families40.6160.8280.8+24

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 28 One parent family, 2036: 228 Lone person households, 2036: 499 Group households, 2036: 24 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,140 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,734 Other families, 2026: 16 One parent family, 2026: 143 Lone person households, 2026: 233 Group households, 2026: 18 Couples without dependents, 2026: 592 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,075 Other families, 2016: 4 One parent family, 2016: 51 Lone person households, 2016: 68 Group households, 2016: 6 Couples without dependents, 2016: 195 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 336
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: 12 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 85 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 266 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 6 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 548 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 659 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 12 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 92 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 165 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 12 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 397 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 739
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Cardigan - Lucas - Bunkers Hill was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 50.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 739 households and account for 51.8% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 12 households, to comprise 0.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 0.9% in 2016.

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