Eurobodalla Shire CouncilPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Eurobodalla Shire

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Eurobodalla Shire was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Eurobodalla 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
Eurobodalla Shire201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents3,14618.23,31017.43,57917.1+433
Couples without dependents6,38636.97,16937.67,81437.3+1,428
Group households3792.23912.14162.0+37
Lone person households5,39531.26,11532.16,89532.9+1,500
One parent family1,78810.31,8779.82,0399.7+251
Other families1901.12031.12291.1+39

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 229 One parent family, 2036: 2,039 Lone person households, 2036: 6,895 Group households, 2036: 416 Couples without dependents, 2036: 7,814 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 3,579 Other families, 2026: 203 One parent family, 2026: 1,877 Lone person households, 2026: 6,115 Group households, 2026: 391 Couples without dependents, 2026: 7,169 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 3,310 Other families, 2016: 190 One parent family, 2016: 1,788 Lone person households, 2016: 5,395 Group households, 2016: 379 Couples without dependents, 2016: 6,386 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 3,146
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 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: 26 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 162 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 780 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 25 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 645 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 269 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 13 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 89 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 720 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 12 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 783 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 164
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Eurobodalla Shire was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 36.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 783 households and account for 37.6% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 12 households, to comprise 2.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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