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Rockhampton Regional CouncilPopulation forecast

Gracemere (South)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Gracemere (South) was 'Couple families with dependents', 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
Gracemere (South)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents92637.71,24137.21,65636.4+730
Couples without dependents67227.490227.11,23227.1+560
Group households692.8872.61182.6+49
Lone person households40816.660018.086018.9+452
One parent family32913.443713.159313.0+264
Other families492.0662.0881.9+39
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Gracemere (South) was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 37.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 315 households and account for 37.2% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 17 households, to comprise 2.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.0% in 2016.

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