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Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Garfield 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
Garfield201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents24837.936738.048038.1+232
Couples without dependents19129.225526.432926.1+138
Group households142.1111.1141.10
Lone person households14422.024725.632325.6+179
One parent family456.9676.9917.2+46
Other families121.8181.9231.8+11

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 23 One parent family, 2041: 91 Lone person households, 2041: 323 Group households, 2041: 14 Couples without dependents, 2041: 329 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 480 Other families, 2026: 18 One parent family, 2026: 67 Lone person households, 2026: 247 Group households, 2026: 11 Couples without dependents, 2026: 255 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 367 Other families, 2016: 12 One parent family, 2016: 45 Lone person households, 2016: 144 Group households, 2016: 14 Couples without dependents, 2016: 191 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 248
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: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 24 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 76 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 74 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 113 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 6 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 22 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 103 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 64 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 119
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Garfield was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 37.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 119 households and account for 38.0% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 3 households, to comprise 1.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.1% in 2016.

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