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Eurobodalla Shire CouncilPopulation forecast

Moruya Rural Hinterland

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Moruya Rural Hinterland 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
Moruya Rural Hinterland201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Couple families with dependents29023.626120.327720.4-13
Couples without dependents53943.960547.063146.6+92
Group households141.1131.0141.00
Lone person households27222.129723.131623.3+44
One parent family937.6896.9936.90
Other families201.6221.7241.8+4
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Moruya Rural Hinterland was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 43.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 66 households and account for 47.0% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 29 households, to comprise 20.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 23.6% in 2016.

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