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City of Greater Geelong

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Greater Geelong was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Forecast household types
City of Greater Geelong201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents27,33828.534,19928.645,13728.5+17,799
Couples without dependents25,66126.833,52428.144,76828.3+19,107
Group households3,5333.74,1043.45,2283.3+1,695
Lone person households26,77827.932,63427.343,51127.5+16,733
One parent family10,68711.212,79910.716,55610.5+5,869
Other families1,8411.92,2041.82,9131.8+1,072

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Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 2,913 One parent family, 2041: 16,556 Lone person households, 2041: 43,511 Group households, 2041: 5,228 Couples without dependents, 2041: 44,768 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 45,137 Other families, 2026: 2,204 One parent family, 2026: 12,799 Lone person households, 2026: 32,634 Group households, 2026: 4,104 Couples without dependents, 2026: 33,524 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 34,199 Other families, 2016: 1,841 One parent family, 2016: 10,687 Lone person households, 2016: 26,778 Group households, 2016: 3,533 Couples without dependents, 2016: 25,661 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 27,338
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Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 709 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 3,757 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 10,877 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 1,124 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 11,244 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 10,938 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 363 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 2,112 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 5,856 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 571 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 7,863 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 6,861
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Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Greater Geelong was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 28.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 7,863 households and account for 28.1% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 363 households, to comprise 1.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.9% in 2016.

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