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Kawana

Household types

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

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
Kawana201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents47627.551625.553524.3+59
Couples without dependents47327.356127.762428.4+151
Group households543.1592.9653.0+11
Lone person households43224.955227.362328.3+191
One parent family25714.828814.230113.7+44
Other families402.3472.3502.3+10

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 50 One parent family, 2036: 301 Lone person households, 2036: 623 Group households, 2036: 65 Couples without dependents, 2036: 624 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 535 Other families, 2026: 47 One parent family, 2026: 288 Lone person households, 2026: 552 Group households, 2026: 59 Couples without dependents, 2026: 561 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 516 Other families, 2016: 40 One parent family, 2016: 257 Lone person households, 2016: 432 Group households, 2016: 54 Couples without dependents, 2016: 473 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 476
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: 13 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 71 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 6 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 63 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 19 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 7 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 31 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 120 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 88 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 40
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Kawana was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 27.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 120 households and account for 27.3% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 5 households, to comprise 2.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.1% in 2016.

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