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Warragul

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Warragul was 'Couples without 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
Warragul201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,65126.82,12725.93,15526.3+1,504
Couples without dependents1,84730.02,55531.13,66930.6+1,822
Group households1462.41852.32662.2+120
Lone person households1,73528.22,27427.73,32227.7+1,587
One parent family69511.397211.81,42811.9+733
Other families831.31031.31501.3+67

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 150 One parent family, 2041: 1,428 Lone person households, 2041: 3,322 Group households, 2041: 266 Couples without dependents, 2041: 3,669 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 3,155 Other families, 2026: 103 One parent family, 2026: 972 Lone person households, 2026: 2,274 Group households, 2026: 185 Couples without dependents, 2026: 2,555 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 2,127 Other families, 2016: 83 One parent family, 2016: 695 Lone person households, 2016: 1,735 Group households, 2016: 146 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,847 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,651
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: 47 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 456 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 1,048 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 81 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,114 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,028 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 20 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 277 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 539 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 39 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 708 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 476
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Warragul was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 30.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 708 households and account for 31.1% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 20 households, to comprise 1.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.3% in 2016.

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