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Mid-Coast Council

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Mid-Coast Council was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Mid-Coast Council, 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
Mid-Coast Council201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents7,96219.68,23218.39,37418.4+1,412
Couples without dependents14,60935.916,78437.418,77936.9+4,170
Group households9362.39992.21,1182.2+182
Lone person households12,14929.913,61230.315,67730.8+3,528
One parent family4,37610.84,58210.25,17010.2+794
Other families6291.56551.57261.4+97

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 726 One parent family, 2036: 5,170 Lone person households, 2036: 15,677 Group households, 2036: 1,118 Couples without dependents, 2036: 18,779 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 9,374 Other families, 2026: 655 One parent family, 2026: 4,582 Lone person households, 2026: 13,612 Group households, 2026: 999 Couples without dependents, 2026: 16,784 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 8,232 Other families, 2016: 629 One parent family, 2016: 4,376 Lone person households, 2016: 12,149 Group households, 2016: 936 Couples without dependents, 2016: 14,609 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 7,962
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: 71 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 588 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,065 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 119 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,995 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,142 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 26 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 206 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,463 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 63 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,175 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 270
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Mid-Coast Council was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 35.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 2,175 households and account for 37.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 26 households, to comprise 1.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.5% in 2016.

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