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Longwarry - Longwarry North

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Longwarry - Longwarry North was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Baw Baw Shire, 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
Longwarry - Longwarry North201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents29930.638730.050129.0+202
Couples without dependents27327.940231.253030.7+257
Group households232.4211.6271.6+4
Lone person households23123.629823.143024.9+199
One parent family12512.814411.219211.1+67
Other families262.7362.8462.7+20

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2019.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 46 One parent family, 2041: 192 Lone person households, 2041: 430 Group households, 2041: 27 Couples without dependents, 2041: 530 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 501 Other families, 2026: 36 One parent family, 2026: 144 Lone person households, 2026: 298 Group households, 2026: 21 Couples without dependents, 2026: 402 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 387 Other families, 2016: 26 One parent family, 2016: 125 Lone person households, 2016: 231 Group households, 2016: 23 Couples without dependents, 2016: 273 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 299
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2019.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 10 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 48 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 132 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 6 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 128 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 114 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 10 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 19 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 67 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 129 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 88
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Longwarry - Longwarry North was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 30.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 129 households and account for 31.2% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 2 households, to comprise 1.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.4% in 2016.

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