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Bacchus Marsh and surrounds

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in Bacchus Marsh and surrounds 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
Bacchus Marsh and surrounds201120262041Change between 2011 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,07035.13,01732.33,73130.3+1,661
Couples without dependents1,44524.52,51726.93,36827.4+1,923
Group households1302.21962.12532.1+123
Lone person households1,36923.22,34525.13,33527.1+1,966
One parent family76513.01,10911.91,43211.6+667
Other families1131.91581.71891.5+76

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 189 One parent family, 2041: 1,432 Lone person households, 2041: 3,335 Group households, 2041: 253 Couples without dependents, 2041: 3,368 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 3,731 Other families, 2026: 158 One parent family, 2026: 1,109 Lone person households, 2026: 2,345 Group households, 2026: 196 Couples without dependents, 2026: 2,517 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 3,017 Other families, 2011: 113 One parent family, 2011: 765 Lone person households, 2011: 1,369 Group households, 2011: 130 Couples without dependents, 2011: 1,445 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 2,070
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: 31 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 323 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 990 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 57 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 851 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 714 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 45 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 344 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 976 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 66 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,072 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 947
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in Bacchus Marsh and surrounds was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 35.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,072 households and account for 26.9% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 45 households, to comprise 1.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.9% in 2011.

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