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Moorabool Shire

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in Moorabool Shire was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Moorabool 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
Moorabool Shire201120262041Change between 2011 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents3,83835.85,07132.36,64831.3+2,810
Couples without dependents2,92927.44,83430.86,56630.9+3,637
Group households2482.33272.14332.0+185
Lone person households2,35122.03,69623.55,26624.8+2,915
One parent family1,16210.91,5579.92,0529.7+890
Other families1781.72321.52891.4+111

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2015.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 289 One parent family, 2041: 2,052 Lone person households, 2041: 5,266 Group households, 2041: 433 Couples without dependents, 2041: 6,566 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 6,648 Other families, 2026: 232 One parent family, 2026: 1,557 Lone person households, 2026: 3,696 Group households, 2026: 327 Couples without dependents, 2026: 4,834 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 5,071 Other families, 2011: 178 One parent family, 2011: 1,162 Lone person households, 2011: 2,351 Group households, 2011: 248 Couples without dependents, 2011: 2,929 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 3,838
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2015.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 57 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 495 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 1,570 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 106 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,732 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,577 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 54 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 395 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 1,345 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 79 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,905 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,233
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in Moorabool Shire was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 35.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,905 households and account for 30.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 54 households, to comprise 1.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.7% in 2011.

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