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Yarragon - Darnum - Nilma

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Yarragon - Darnum - Nilma was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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
Yarragon - Darnum - Nilma201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents35033.242131.459631.9+246
Couples without dependents35733.943432.458031.0+223
Group households171.6241.8331.8+16
Lone person households23722.534025.448425.9+247
One parent family837.91108.21598.5+76
Other families100.9120.9170.9+7

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 17 One parent family, 2041: 159 Lone person households, 2041: 484 Group households, 2041: 33 Couples without dependents, 2041: 580 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 596 Other families, 2026: 12 One parent family, 2026: 110 Lone person households, 2026: 340 Group households, 2026: 24 Couples without dependents, 2026: 434 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 421 Other families, 2016: 10 One parent family, 2016: 83 Lone person households, 2016: 237 Group households, 2016: 17 Couples without dependents, 2016: 357 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 350
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: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 49 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 144 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 9 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 146 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 175 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 27 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 103 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 7 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 77 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 71
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Yarragon - Darnum - Nilma was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 33.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 103 households and account for 25.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 2 households, to comprise 0.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 0.9% in 2016.

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