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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.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 471 One parent family, 2041: 2,516 Lone person households, 2041: 5,548 Group households, 2041: 432 Couples without dependents, 2041: 6,525 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 8,171 Other families, 2026: 304 One parent family, 2026: 1,659 Lone person households, 2026: 3,769 Group households, 2026: 288 Couples without dependents, 2026: 4,490 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 5,066 Other families, 2016: 263 One parent family, 2016: 1,281 Lone person households, 2016: 2,835 Group households, 2016: 232 Couples without dependents, 2016: 3,362 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 4,253
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2019.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 167 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 857 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 1,779 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 144 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 2,035 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 3,105 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 41 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 378 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 934 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 56 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,128 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 813
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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