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City of BallaratPopulation forecast

City of Ballarat

Household types

In [Parameter].[Year1Label], the dominant household type in City of Ballarat was 'Lone person households', and by 2017 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
City of Ballarat[Parameter].[Year1Label]20172036Change between [Parameter].[Year1Label] and 2036
Couple families with dependents11,13126.514,82127.116,05127.2+4,920
Couples without dependents11,33727.014,93327.316,16827.4+4,831
Group households2,0614.92,2894.22,3714.0+310
Lone person households12,19929.015,99829.317,31129.4+5,112
One parent family4,74811.35,90110.86,28810.7+1,540
Other families5691.47041.37631.3+194
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), November 2017.

Key findings

In [Parameter].[Year1Label], the dominant household type in City of Ballarat was Lone person households, which accounted for 29.0% of all households.

The largest increase between [Parameter].[Year1Label] and 2017 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 3,799 households and account for 29.3% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 135 households, to comprise 1.3% of all households in 2017, compared to 1.4% in [Parameter].[Year1Label].

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