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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'.

Forecast household types
Mitchell Shire201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents5,31534.98,74836.623,47941.0+18,164
Couples without dependents3,96126.06,04325.313,72823.9+9,767
Group households3362.24992.19661.7+630
Lone person households3,37822.14,88920.410,12417.7+6,746
One parent family1,86312.23,00612.67,04812.3+5,185
Other families3982.67243.01,9903.5+1,592

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Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 1,990 One parent family, 2041: 7,048 Lone person households, 2041: 10,124 Group households, 2041: 966 Couples without dependents, 2041: 13,728 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 23,479 Other families, 2026: 724 One parent family, 2026: 3,006 Lone person households, 2026: 4,889 Group households, 2026: 499 Couples without dependents, 2026: 6,043 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 8,748 Other families, 2016: 398 One parent family, 2016: 1,863 Lone person households, 2016: 3,378 Group households, 2016: 336 Couples without dependents, 2016: 3,961 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 5,315
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Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 1,266 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 4,042 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 5,235 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 467 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 7,685 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 14,731 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 326 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 1,143 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,511 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 163 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,082 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 3,433
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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 3,433 households and account for 36.6% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 163 households, to comprise 2.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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