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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 dependents13,53439.921,25440.627,27039.9+13,736
Couples without dependents8,52425.114,14027.019,32928.3+10,805
Group households7562.21,0492.01,2991.9+543
Lone person households6,33018.68,64516.511,01116.1+4,681
One parent family3,88011.45,74411.07,48611.0+3,606
Other families9262.71,4592.81,9452.8+1,019

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 1,945 One parent family, 2041: 7,486 Lone person households, 2041: 11,011 Group households, 2041: 1,299 Couples without dependents, 2041: 19,329 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 27,270 Other families, 2026: 1,459 One parent family, 2026: 5,744 Lone person households, 2026: 8,645 Group households, 2026: 1,049 Couples without dependents, 2026: 14,140 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 21,254 Other families, 2016: 926 One parent family, 2016: 3,880 Lone person households, 2016: 6,330 Group households, 2016: 756 Couples without dependents, 2016: 8,524 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 13,534
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, October 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: 486 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 1,742 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 2,366 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 250 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 5,189 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 6,016 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 533 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 1,864 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 2,315 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 293 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 5,616 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 7,720
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Cardinia Shire was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 39.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 7,720 households and account for 40.6% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 293 households, to comprise 2.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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