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Parkhurst - Limestone Creek - Mount Archer

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Parkhurst - Limestone Creek - Mount Archer 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
Parkhurst - Limestone Creek - Mount Archer201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents39341.390335.01,56733.4+1,174
Couples without dependents25426.771527.71,33928.5+1,085
Group households313.31064.11843.9+153
Lone person households16717.554121.01,03622.1+869
One parent family879.126610.347910.2+392
Other families202.1491.9871.9+67

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 87 One parent family, 2036: 479 Lone person households, 2036: 1,036 Group households, 2036: 184 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,339 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,567 Other families, 2026: 49 One parent family, 2026: 266 Lone person households, 2026: 541 Group households, 2026: 106 Couples without dependents, 2026: 715 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 903 Other families, 2016: 20 One parent family, 2016: 87 Lone person households, 2016: 167 Group households, 2016: 31 Couples without dependents, 2016: 254 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 393
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: 38 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 213 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 495 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 78 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 624 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 664 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 29 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 179 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 374 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 75 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 461 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 510
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Parkhurst - Limestone Creek - Mount Archer was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 41.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 510 households and account for 35.0% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 29 households, to comprise 1.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.1% in 2016.

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