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Goulburn MulwareePopulation forecast

Goulburn Mulwaree

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Goulburn Mulwaree 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, 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 Mulwaree201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
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
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Goulburn Mulwaree 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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