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In 2016, the dominant household type in Canberra Region Joint Organisation area was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.
Analysing the future household structure in Canberra Region Joint Organisation area, 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|
|Canberra Region Joint Organisation area||2016||2026||2036||Change between 2016 and 2036|
|Couple families with dependents||24,167||26.0||25,684||24.8||29,221||25.0||+5,054|
|Couples without dependents||30,083||32.4||34,625||33.4||38,473||32.9||+8,390|
|Lone person households||25,950||27.9||29,846||28.8||34,269||29.3||+8,319|
|One parent family||9,104||9.8||9,655||9.3||10,530||9.0||+1,426|
In 2016, the dominant household type in Canberra Region Joint Organisation area was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 32.4% of all households.
The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 4,542 households and account for 33.4% of all households.
In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 113 households, to comprise 2.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.5% in 2016.
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