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Trafalgar South - Yarragon South and District

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Trafalgar South - Yarragon South and District was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'One parent family'.

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 South - Yarragon South and District201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents50933.250031.552331.4+14
Couples without dependents53835.156935.958134.8+43
Group households342.2221.4231.4-11
Lone person households34622.635922.639323.6+47
One parent family805.21157.21257.5+45
Other families251.6221.4231.4-2

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 23 One parent family, 2041: 125 Lone person households, 2041: 393 Group households, 2041: 23 Couples without dependents, 2041: 581 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 523 Other families, 2026: 22 One parent family, 2026: 115 Lone person households, 2026: 359 Group households, 2026: 22 Couples without dependents, 2026: 569 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 500 Other families, 2016: 25 One parent family, 2016: 80 Lone person households, 2016: 346 Group households, 2016: 34 Couples without dependents, 2016: 538 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 509
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: 1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 10 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 34 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 12 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 23 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: -3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 35 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 13 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -12 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 31 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -9
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 South - Yarragon South and District was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 35.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in One parent family, which will increase by 35 households and account for 7.2% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 12 households, to comprise 1.4% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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