Goulburn MulwareePopulation forecast
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Goulburn (West)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Goulburn (West) was 'Couples without dependents', 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 (West)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents40827.645026.745425.5+46
Couples without dependents47732.352631.255631.3+79
Group households211.4211.2221.2+1
Lone person households40627.551830.757632.4+170
One parent family1469.91468.71417.9-5
Other families191.3241.4281.6+9

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 28 One parent family, 2036: 141 Lone person households, 2036: 576 Group households, 2036: 22 Couples without dependents, 2036: 556 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 454 Other families, 2026: 24 One parent family, 2026: 146 Lone person households, 2026: 518 Group households, 2026: 21 Couples without dependents, 2026: 526 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 450 Other families, 2016: 19 One parent family, 2016: 146 Lone person households, 2016: 406 Group households, 2016: 21 Couples without dependents, 2016: 477 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 408
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: 4 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: -5 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 58 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 30 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: 0 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 112 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 49 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 42
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 (West) was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 32.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 112 households and account for 30.7% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 0 households, to comprise 1.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.4% in 2016.

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