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Soldiers Hill - Black Hill - Nerrina (South) - Brown Hill (West)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Soldiers Hill - Black Hill - Nerrina (South) - Brown Hill (West) 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
Soldiers Hill - Black Hill - Nerrina (South) - Brown Hill (West)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents99924.41,01423.31,01022.5+11
Couples without dependents98424.11,06224.41,10024.5+116
Group households2486.12415.52525.6+4
Lone person households1,31832.21,47333.91,57235.1+254
One parent family48811.950211.649211.0+4
Other families521.3541.2551.2+3

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 55 One parent family, 2036: 492 Lone person households, 2036: 1,572 Group households, 2036: 252 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,100 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,010 Other families, 2026: 54 One parent family, 2026: 502 Lone person households, 2026: 1,473 Group households, 2026: 241 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,062 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,014 Other families, 2016: 52 One parent family, 2016: 488 Lone person households, 2016: 1,318 Group households, 2016: 248 Couples without dependents, 2016: 984 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 999
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: -10 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 99 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 11 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 38 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: -4 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 14 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 155 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -7 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 78 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 Soldiers Hill - Black Hill - Nerrina (South) - Brown Hill (West) was Lone person households, which accounted for 32.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 155 households and account for 33.9% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 7 households, to comprise 5.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 6.1% in 2016.

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