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Lake Wendouree (North) - Lake Gardens

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Lake Wendouree (North) - Lake Gardens was 'Couples without dependents', 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
Lake Wendouree (North) - Lake Gardens201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents28225.429724.129023.3+8
Couples without dependents37733.942434.442033.8+43
Group households232.1231.9221.8-1
Lone person households33630.239732.242234.0+86
One parent family898.0887.1856.8-4
Other families50.440.340.3-1

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 4 One parent family, 2036: 85 Lone person households, 2036: 422 Group households, 2036: 22 Couples without dependents, 2036: 420 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 290 Other families, 2026: 4 One parent family, 2026: 88 Lone person households, 2026: 397 Group households, 2026: 23 Couples without dependents, 2026: 424 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 297 Other families, 2016: 5 One parent family, 2016: 89 Lone person households, 2016: 336 Group households, 2016: 23 Couples without dependents, 2016: 377 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 282
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: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: -3 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 25 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: -1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: -4 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: -7 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: 61 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 47 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 Lake Wendouree (North) - Lake Gardens was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 33.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 61 households and account for 32.2% of all households.

In contrast One parent family is forecast to decrease by 1 households, to comprise 7.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 8.0% in 2016.

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