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Bermagui Coast - Wapengo & District

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Bermagui Coast - Wapengo & District was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Bega Valley 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
Bermagui Coast - Wapengo & District201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents18015.718414.122514.4+45
Couples without dependents48842.556743.364841.4+160
Group households221.9181.4181.1-4
Lone person households37232.444834.257436.6+202
One parent family796.9816.2905.7+11
Other families80.7110.8120.8+4

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 12 One parent family, 2036: 90 Lone person households, 2036: 574 Group households, 2036: 18 Couples without dependents, 2036: 648 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 225 Other families, 2026: 11 One parent family, 2026: 81 Lone person households, 2026: 448 Group households, 2026: 18 Couples without dependents, 2026: 567 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 184 Other families, 2016: 8 One parent family, 2016: 79 Lone person households, 2016: 372 Group households, 2016: 22 Couples without dependents, 2016: 488 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 180
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 9 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 126 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 81 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 41 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 76 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -4 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 79 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 4
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Bermagui Coast - Wapengo & District was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 42.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 79 households and account for 43.3% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 4 households, to comprise 1.4% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.9% in 2016.

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