Goulburn MulwareePopulation forecast
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Goulburn (South East)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Goulburn (South East) 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 (South East)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents29926.832825.233223.6+33
Couples without dependents26924.133725.937126.3+102
Group households292.6342.6352.5+6
Lone person households36632.842932.948534.4+119
One parent family13912.515712.116411.6+25
Other families141.3171.3221.6+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: 22 One parent family, 2036: 164 Lone person households, 2036: 485 Group households, 2036: 35 Couples without dependents, 2036: 371 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 332 Other families, 2026: 17 One parent family, 2026: 157 Lone person households, 2026: 429 Group households, 2026: 34 Couples without dependents, 2026: 337 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 328 Other families, 2016: 14 One parent family, 2016: 139 Lone person households, 2016: 366 Group households, 2016: 29 Couples without dependents, 2016: 269 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 299
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: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 7 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 56 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 34 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 4 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 18 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 63 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 68 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 29
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 (South East) was Lone person households, which accounted for 32.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 68 households and account for 25.9% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 3 households, to comprise 1.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.3% in 2016.

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