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Trafalgar - Trafalgar East

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Trafalgar - Trafalgar East 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
Trafalgar - Trafalgar East201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents52929.563130.177829.5+249
Couples without dependents51528.863430.279830.2+283
Group households352.0391.9491.9+14
Lone person households47326.453825.669726.4+224
One parent family20911.723011.028610.8+77
Other families301.7261.2321.2+2

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 32 One parent family, 2041: 286 Lone person households, 2041: 697 Group households, 2041: 49 Couples without dependents, 2041: 798 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 778 Other families, 2026: 26 One parent family, 2026: 230 Lone person households, 2026: 538 Group households, 2026: 39 Couples without dependents, 2026: 634 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 631 Other families, 2016: 30 One parent family, 2016: 209 Lone person households, 2016: 473 Group households, 2016: 35 Couples without dependents, 2016: 515 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 529
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: 6 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 56 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 159 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 10 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 164 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 147 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: -4 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 21 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 65 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 4 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 119 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 102
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Trafalgar - Trafalgar East was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 29.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 119 households and account for 30.2% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 4 households, to comprise 1.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.7% in 2016.

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