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Allenstown

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Allenstown was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Rockhampton 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
Allenstown201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents23317.927820.231221.1+79
Couples without dependents19515.020314.720814.1+13
Group households624.8654.7704.7+8
Lone person households58344.859042.861941.8+36
One parent family19815.221515.624016.2+42
Other families292.2282.0312.1+2

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 31 One parent family, 2036: 240 Lone person households, 2036: 619 Group households, 2036: 70 Couples without dependents, 2036: 208 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 312 Other families, 2026: 28 One parent family, 2026: 215 Lone person households, 2026: 590 Group households, 2026: 65 Couples without dependents, 2026: 203 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 278 Other families, 2016: 29 One parent family, 2016: 198 Lone person households, 2016: 583 Group households, 2016: 62 Couples without dependents, 2016: 195 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 233
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 25 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 29 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 5 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 34 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: -1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 17 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 7 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 8 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 45
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Allenstown was Lone person households, which accounted for 44.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 45 households and account for 20.2% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 1 households, to comprise 2.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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