Mitchell ShirePopulation forecast
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Mitchell Shire

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Mitchell Shire 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 Mitchell 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
Mitchell Shire201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents5,33034.98,21736.317,65039.7+12,320
Couples without dependents3,94425.86,14427.211,53426.0+7,590
Group households3492.34401.96981.6+349
Lone person households3,39722.24,62020.48,17318.4+4,776
One parent family1,87812.32,58311.45,01711.3+3,139
Other families3942.66022.71,3383.0+944

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2018.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 1,338 One parent family, 2041: 5,017 Lone person households, 2041: 8,173 Group households, 2041: 698 Couples without dependents, 2041: 11,534 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 17,650 Other families, 2026: 602 One parent family, 2026: 2,583 Lone person households, 2026: 4,620 Group households, 2026: 440 Couples without dependents, 2026: 6,144 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 8,217 Other families, 2016: 394 One parent family, 2016: 1,878 Lone person households, 2016: 3,397 Group households, 2016: 349 Couples without dependents, 2016: 3,944 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 5,330
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2018.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 736 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 2,434 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 3,553 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 258 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 5,390 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 9,433 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 208 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 705 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,223 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 91 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,200 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,887
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Mitchell Shire was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 34.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 2,887 households and account for 36.3% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 91 households, to comprise 1.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.3% in 2016.

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