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In 2016, the dominant household type in Rural West was 'Couples without 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|
|Rural West||2016||2026||2036||Change between 2016 and 2036|
|Couple families with dependents||246||29.9||219||24.3||223||22.6||-23|
|Couples without dependents||299||36.4||372||41.2||400||40.5||+101|
|Lone person households||192||23.4||230||25.5||283||28.7||+91|
|One parent family||54||6.6||47||5.2||48||4.9||-6|
In 2016, the dominant household type in Rural West was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 36.4% of all households.
The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 73 households and account for 41.2% of all households.
In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 27 households, to comprise 24.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 29.9% in 2016.
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