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Coffs Harbour City CouncilPopulation forecast

In 2016, the dominant household type in Woolgoolga was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Coffs Harbour City Council, 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
Woolgoolga201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents49221.556422.371622.6+224
Couples without dependents75432.979131.395630.1+202
Group households612.7562.2722.3+11
Lone person households62427.272728.793929.6+315
One parent family28512.431412.439612.5+111
Other families763.3783.1932.9+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 Woolgoolga was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 32.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 103 households and account for 28.7% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 5 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.7% in 2016.

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