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Moorabool ShirePopulation forecast

Moorabool Shire

Household types

In 2016, 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 Shire201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents4,25334.85,06632.58,17134.5+3,918
Couples without dependents3,36227.54,49028.86,52527.6+3,163
Group households2321.92881.84321.8+200
Lone person households2,83523.23,76924.25,54823.4+2,713
One parent family1,28110.51,65910.72,51610.6+1,235
Other families2632.23042.04712.0+208
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Moorabool Shire was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 34.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,128 households and account for 28.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 41 households, to comprise 2.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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