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Eurobodalla Shire CouncilPopulation forecast

Eurobodalla Shire Council

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Eurobodalla Shire Council 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 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
Eurobodalla Shire Council201620262036Change 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
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Eurobodalla Shire Council 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.