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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional CouncilPopulation forecast

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council, 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
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Couple families with dependents7,47133.08,28331.59,96532.3+2,494
Couples without dependents6,40728.37,85029.99,27830.0+2,871
Group households6482.97482.88532.8+205
Lone person households5,59024.76,60925.27,67124.8+2,081
One parent family2,0619.12,2678.62,5528.3+491
Other families4612.05031.95641.8+103
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 33.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,443 households and account for 29.9% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 42 households, to comprise 1.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.0% in 2016.

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