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Goulburn (Central - South)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Goulburn (Central - South) 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 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 - South)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents24922.325821.626620.7+17
Couples without dependents26824.030725.834026.5+72
Group households312.8302.5302.3-1
Lone person households39735.642435.646836.5+71
One parent family15013.415112.715512.1+5
Other families211.9221.8241.9+3

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 24 One parent family, 2036: 155 Lone person households, 2036: 468 Group households, 2036: 30 Couples without dependents, 2036: 340 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 266 Other families, 2026: 22 One parent family, 2026: 151 Lone person households, 2026: 424 Group households, 2026: 30 Couples without dependents, 2026: 307 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 258 Other families, 2016: 21 One parent family, 2016: 150 Lone person households, 2016: 397 Group households, 2016: 31 Couples without dependents, 2016: 268 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 249
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: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 4 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 44 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 33 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 8 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 27 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 39 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 9
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 - South) was Lone person households, which accounted for 35.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 39 households and account for 25.8% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 1 households, to comprise 2.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.8% in 2016.

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