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Berserker & The Common

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Berserker & The Common 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
Berserker & The Common201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents68223.376024.581824.4+136
Couples without dependents65622.469422.375422.5+98
Group households1715.81886.12026.0+31
Lone person households94732.495830.81,02730.7+80
One parent family40613.943313.946814.0+62
Other families652.2732.4782.3+13

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 78 One parent family, 2036: 468 Lone person households, 2036: 1,027 Group households, 2036: 202 Couples without dependents, 2036: 754 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 818 Other families, 2026: 73 One parent family, 2026: 433 Lone person households, 2026: 958 Group households, 2026: 188 Couples without dependents, 2026: 694 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 760 Other families, 2016: 65 One parent family, 2016: 406 Lone person households, 2016: 947 Group households, 2016: 171 Couples without dependents, 2016: 656 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 682
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: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 35 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 69 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 14 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 60 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 58 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 8 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 27 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 11 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 17 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 38 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 78
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Berserker & The Common was Lone person households, which accounted for 32.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 78 households and account for 24.5% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 8 households, to comprise 2.4% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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