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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 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with 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 Council201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents7,63434.410,19735.312,05336.2+4,419
Couples without dependents5,66825.57,75526.99,06627.3+3,398
Group households5232.46322.26962.1+173
Lone person households5,75625.97,30225.38,12424.4+2,368
One parent family2,0259.12,2317.72,4437.3+418
Other families5872.67492.68792.6+292
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), March 2022.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 34.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 2,563 households and account for 35.3% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 109 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2031, compared to 2.4% in 2016.

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