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Frederickton and District

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Frederickton and District was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Kempsey Shire, 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
Frederickton and District201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents23930.124729.125627.4+17
Couples without dependents30338.134440.539342.0+90
Group households425.3546.4616.5+19
Lone person households12515.711313.313614.5+11
One parent family637.9667.8646.8+1
Other families232.9263.1262.8+3

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 26 One parent family, 2036: 64 Lone person households, 2036: 136 Group households, 2036: 61 Couples without dependents, 2036: 393 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 256 Other families, 2026: 26 One parent family, 2026: 66 Lone person households, 2026: 113 Group households, 2026: 54 Couples without dependents, 2026: 344 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 247 Other families, 2016: 23 One parent family, 2016: 63 Lone person households, 2016: 125 Group households, 2016: 42 Couples without dependents, 2016: 303 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 239
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 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: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: -2 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 23 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 7 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 49 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 9 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: -12 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 12 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 41 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 8
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Frederickton and District was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 38.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 41 households and account for 40.5% of all households.

In contrast Lone person households is forecast to decrease by 12 households, to comprise 13.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 15.7% in 2016.

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