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Kelso (South)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Kelso (South) was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Bathurst Regional, 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
Kelso (South)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents27328.329428.532928.5+56
Couples without dependents20220.920519.921518.6+13
Group households192.0191.8211.8+2
Lone person households25626.528828.033929.3+83
One parent family19620.320519.923120.0+35
Other families192.0191.8211.8+2

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 21 One parent family, 2036: 231 Lone person households, 2036: 339 Group households, 2036: 21 Couples without dependents, 2036: 215 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 329 Other families, 2026: 19 One parent family, 2026: 205 Lone person households, 2026: 288 Group households, 2026: 19 Couples without dependents, 2026: 205 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 294 Other families, 2016: 19 One parent family, 2016: 196 Lone person households, 2016: 256 Group households, 2016: 19 Couples without dependents, 2016: 202 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 273
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 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: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 26 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 51 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 10 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 35 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 9 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 32 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 21
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Kelso (South) was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 28.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 32 households and account for 28.0% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 0 households, to comprise 1.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.0% in 2016.

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