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Sebastopol - Redan

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Sebastopol - Redan 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
Sebastopol - Redan201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,12018.71,28518.81,40518.6+285
Couples without dependents1,33322.21,53922.51,72922.9+396
Group households3275.53665.43975.3+70
Lone person households2,24637.42,53937.22,82137.4+575
One parent family85614.396514.11,05714.0+201
Other families1172.01311.91431.9+26

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 143 One parent family, 2036: 1,057 Lone person households, 2036: 2,821 Group households, 2036: 397 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,729 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,405 Other families, 2026: 131 One parent family, 2026: 965 Lone person households, 2026: 2,539 Group households, 2026: 366 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,539 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,285 Other families, 2016: 117 One parent family, 2016: 856 Lone person households, 2016: 2,246 Group households, 2016: 327 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,333 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,120
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: 92 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 282 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 31 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 190 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 120 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 14 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 109 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 293 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 39 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 206 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 165
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Sebastopol - Redan was Lone person households, which accounted for 37.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 293 households and account for 37.2% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 14 households, to comprise 1.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.0% in 2016.

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