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Strathfieldsaye

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Strathfieldsaye was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Greater Bendigo, 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
Strathfieldsaye201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents84846.91,30043.51,85242.1+1,004
Couples without dependents51328.492030.81,38831.6+875
Group households573.2923.11373.1+80
Lone person households19310.738412.960713.8+414
One parent family18110.02628.83738.5+192
Other families150.8280.9410.9+26

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 41 One parent family, 2036: 373 Lone person households, 2036: 607 Group households, 2036: 137 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,388 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,852 Other families, 2026: 28 One parent family, 2026: 262 Lone person households, 2026: 384 Group households, 2026: 92 Couples without dependents, 2026: 920 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,300 Other families, 2016: 15 One parent family, 2016: 181 Lone person households, 2016: 193 Group households, 2016: 57 Couples without dependents, 2016: 513 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 848
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 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: 13 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 111 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 223 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 45 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 468 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 552 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 13 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 81 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 191 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 35 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 407 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 452
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Strathfieldsaye was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 46.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 452 households and account for 43.5% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 13 households, to comprise 0.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 0.8% in 2016.

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