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North West

Household types

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

Analysing the future household structure in Golden Plains 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
North West201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents96739.41,04436.71,16336.0+196
Couples without dependents81633.399034.81,11834.6+302
Group households401.6451.6521.6+12
Lone person households42117.252518.562019.2+199
One parent family1737.01966.92377.3+64
Other families371.5411.4441.4+7

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 44 One parent family, 2036: 237 Lone person households, 2036: 620 Group households, 2036: 52 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,118 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,163 Other families, 2026: 41 One parent family, 2026: 196 Lone person households, 2026: 525 Group households, 2026: 45 Couples without dependents, 2026: 990 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,044 Other families, 2016: 37 One parent family, 2016: 173 Lone person households, 2016: 421 Group households, 2016: 40 Couples without dependents, 2016: 816 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 967
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 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: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 41 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 95 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 7 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 128 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 119 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 4 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 23 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 104 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 174 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 77
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in North West was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 39.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 174 households and account for 34.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 4 households, to comprise 1.4% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.5% in 2016.

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