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Goulburn (North)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Goulburn (North) was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with 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 (North)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents77033.31,06934.41,31133.4+541
Couples without dependents62326.982526.51,05626.9+433
Group households502.2612.0731.9+23
Lone person households47520.563320.384521.6+370
One parent family36515.848515.658414.9+219
Other families291.3391.3511.3+22

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 51 One parent family, 2036: 584 Lone person households, 2036: 845 Group households, 2036: 73 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,056 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,311 Other families, 2026: 39 One parent family, 2026: 485 Lone person households, 2026: 633 Group households, 2026: 61 Couples without dependents, 2026: 825 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,069 Other families, 2016: 29 One parent family, 2016: 365 Lone person households, 2016: 475 Group households, 2016: 50 Couples without dependents, 2016: 623 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 770
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: 12 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 99 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 212 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 12 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 231 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 242 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 10 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 120 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 158 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 11 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 202 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 299
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 (North) was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 33.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 299 households and account for 34.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 10 households, to comprise 1.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.3% in 2016.

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