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Woolgoolga

Household types

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, 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.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 93 One parent family, 2036: 396 Lone person households, 2036: 939 Group households, 2036: 72 Couples without dependents, 2036: 956 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 716 Other families, 2026: 78 One parent family, 2026: 314 Lone person households, 2026: 727 Group households, 2026: 56 Couples without dependents, 2026: 791 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 564 Other families, 2016: 76 One parent family, 2016: 285 Lone person households, 2016: 624 Group households, 2016: 61 Couples without dependents, 2016: 754 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 492
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: 15 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 82 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 212 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 16 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 165 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 152 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 29 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 103 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 37 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 72
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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