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Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in Kariong was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Gosford City, 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
Kariong201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,03348.796043.697142.8-62
Couples without dependents42420.047321.547020.7+46
Group households472.2462.1462.0-1
Lone person households30514.441618.947420.9+169
One parent family27913.127112.327212.0-7
Other families351.6351.6361.6+1

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2014.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 36 One parent family, 2036: 272 Lone person households, 2036: 474 Group households, 2036: 46 Couples without dependents, 2036: 470 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 971 Other families, 2026: 35 One parent family, 2026: 271 Lone person households, 2026: 416 Group households, 2026: 46 Couples without dependents, 2026: 473 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 960 Other families, 2011: 35 One parent family, 2011: 279 Lone person households, 2011: 305 Group households, 2011: 47 Couples without dependents, 2011: 424 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 1,033
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2014.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 1 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 58 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: -3 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 11 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: -8 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 111 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: -1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 49 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: -73
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2014.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in Kariong was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 48.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 111 households and account for 18.9% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 73 households, to comprise 43.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 48.7% in 2011.

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