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Coffs Harbour (North East)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Coffs Harbour (North East) was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Coffs Harbour City, 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
Coffs Harbour (North East)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents38813.940512.941612.1+28
Couples without dependents73726.485427.293227.2+195
Group households1896.81976.32166.3+27
Lone person households1,10339.51,27940.81,44042.1+337
One parent family34712.437512.039011.4+43
Other families291.0250.8300.9+1

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 30 One parent family, 2036: 390 Lone person households, 2036: 1,440 Group households, 2036: 216 Couples without dependents, 2036: 932 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 416 Other families, 2026: 25 One parent family, 2026: 375 Lone person households, 2026: 1,279 Group households, 2026: 197 Couples without dependents, 2026: 854 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 405 Other families, 2016: 29 One parent family, 2016: 347 Lone person households, 2016: 1,103 Group households, 2016: 189 Couples without dependents, 2016: 737 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 388
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: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 15 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 161 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 19 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 78 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 11 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: -4 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 28 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 176 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 8 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 117 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 17
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Coffs Harbour (North East) was Lone person households, which accounted for 39.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 176 households and account for 40.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 4 households, to comprise 0.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.0% in 2016.

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