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Tathra - Kalaru & District

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Tathra - Kalaru & District was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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
Tathra - Kalaru & District201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents37525.033921.735121.5-24
Couples without dependents59139.363440.564239.3+51
Group households342.3342.2301.8-4
Lone person households37825.143727.948529.7+107
One parent family1117.41046.61106.7-1
Other families140.9161.0171.0+3

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 17 One parent family, 2036: 110 Lone person households, 2036: 485 Group households, 2036: 30 Couples without dependents, 2036: 642 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 351 Other families, 2026: 16 One parent family, 2026: 104 Lone person households, 2026: 437 Group households, 2026: 34 Couples without dependents, 2026: 634 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 339 Other families, 2016: 14 One parent family, 2016: 111 Lone person households, 2016: 378 Group households, 2016: 34 Couples without dependents, 2016: 591 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 375
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: 6 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 48 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: -4 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 8 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 12 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: -7 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 59 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 43 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -36
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Tathra - Kalaru & District was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 39.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 59 households and account for 27.9% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 36 households, to comprise 21.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 25.0% in 2016.

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