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Cardinia Shire

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Cardinia Shire 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 Cardinia 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
Cardinia Shire201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents13,59840.021,03939.926,07038.1+12,472
Couples without dependents8,54725.114,31327.219,77628.9+11,229
Group households7962.31,1112.11,4752.2+679
Lone person households6,32918.69,06817.211,39816.7+5,069
One parent family3,82511.25,69810.87,87211.5+4,047
Other families9412.81,4772.81,8452.7+904

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2018.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 1,845 One parent family, 2041: 7,872 Lone person households, 2041: 11,398 Group households, 2041: 1,475 Couples without dependents, 2041: 19,776 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 26,070 Other families, 2026: 1,477 One parent family, 2026: 5,698 Lone person households, 2026: 9,068 Group households, 2026: 1,111 Couples without dependents, 2026: 14,313 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 21,039 Other families, 2016: 941 One parent family, 2016: 3,825 Lone person households, 2016: 6,329 Group households, 2016: 796 Couples without dependents, 2016: 8,547 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 13,598
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2018.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 368 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 2,174 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 2,330 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 364 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 5,463 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 5,031 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 536 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 1,873 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 2,739 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 315 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 5,766 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 7,441
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Cardinia Shire was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 40.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 7,441 households and account for 39.9% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 315 households, to comprise 2.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.3% in 2016.

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