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Goulburn MulwareePopulation forecast

Goulburn (Central - North)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Goulburn (Central - North) was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

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 (Central - North)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Couple families with dependents44620.345220.247120.5+25
Couples without dependents50723.153023.755224.0+45
Group households562.6542.4582.5+2
Lone person households83137.985038.086937.8+38
One parent family31214.230813.830513.3-7
Other families401.8442.0462.0+6
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Goulburn (Central - North) was Lone person households, which accounted for 37.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 23 households and account for 23.7% of all households.

In contrast One parent family is forecast to decrease by 4 households, to comprise 13.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 14.2% in 2016.

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