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Casterton

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Casterton was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Glenelg 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
Casterton201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents11714.711714.512315.0+6
Couples without dependents27835.027934.527433.4-4
Group households121.5101.291.1-3
Lone person households30838.831739.232840.0+20
One parent family688.6728.9738.9+5
Other families111.4131.6131.6+2

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 13 One parent family, 2036: 73 Lone person households, 2036: 328 Group households, 2036: 9 Couples without dependents, 2036: 274 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 123 Other families, 2026: 13 One parent family, 2026: 72 Lone person households, 2026: 317 Group households, 2026: 10 Couples without dependents, 2026: 279 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 117 Other families, 2016: 11 One parent family, 2016: 68 Lone person households, 2016: 308 Group households, 2016: 12 Couples without dependents, 2016: 278 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 117
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: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 1 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 11 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: -1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: -5 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 6 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 4 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 9 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 0
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Casterton was Lone person households, which accounted for 38.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 9 households and account for 39.2% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 2 households, to comprise 1.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.5% in 2016.

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