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Goulburn Mulwaree Council area

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Goulburn Mulwaree Council area was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Goulburn Mulwaree Council area, 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
Goulburn Mulwaree Council area201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents3,24426.53,63726.23,97425.8+730
Couples without dependents3,50628.64,01228.94,46829.0+962
Group households3052.53092.23262.1+21
Lone person households3,50528.64,08329.44,63330.1+1,128
One parent family1,46312.01,60911.61,72011.2+257
Other families2151.82471.82841.8+69

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 284 One parent family, 2036: 1,720 Lone person households, 2036: 4,633 Group households, 2036: 326 Couples without dependents, 2036: 4,468 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 3,974 Other families, 2026: 247 One parent family, 2026: 1,609 Lone person households, 2026: 4,083 Group households, 2026: 309 Couples without dependents, 2026: 4,012 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 3,637 Other families, 2016: 215 One parent family, 2016: 1,463 Lone person households, 2016: 3,505 Group households, 2016: 305 Couples without dependents, 2016: 3,506 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 3,244
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: 37 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 111 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 550 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 17 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 456 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 337 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 32 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 146 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 578 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 4 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 506 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 393
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Goulburn Mulwaree Council area was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 28.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 578 households and account for 29.4% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 4 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.5% in 2016.

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