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Mitchell ShirePopulation forecast

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
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, August 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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