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Goulburn (Central - CBD)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Goulburn (Central - CBD) was 'Lone person households', 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 (Central - CBD)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents21218.221117.020716.1-5
Couples without dependents24220.826821.628121.9+39
Group households484.1423.4423.3-6
Lone person households47440.852242.255643.4+82
One parent family16113.916513.316312.7+2
Other families252.2302.4332.6+8

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 33 One parent family, 2036: 163 Lone person households, 2036: 556 Group households, 2036: 42 Couples without dependents, 2036: 281 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 207 Other families, 2026: 30 One parent family, 2026: 165 Lone person households, 2026: 522 Group households, 2026: 42 Couples without dependents, 2026: 268 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 211 Other families, 2016: 25 One parent family, 2016: 161 Lone person households, 2016: 474 Group households, 2016: 48 Couples without dependents, 2016: 242 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 212
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: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: -2 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 34 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 13 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: -4 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 4 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 48 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -6 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 26 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -1
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 (Central - CBD) was Lone person households, which accounted for 40.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 48 households and account for 42.2% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 6 households, to comprise 3.4% of all households in 2026, compared to 4.1% in 2016.

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