Powered by .id - the population experts for Shellharbour City Council
.id community is an evidence-base for over 250 local government areas in Australia and New Zealand, helping you make informed decisions.LEARN MORE ABOUT .id
In 2016, the dominant household type in Shellharbour City Council was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.
Analysing the future household structure in Shellharbour City 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|
|Shellharbour City Council||2016||2026||2041||Change between 2016 and 2041|
|Couple families with dependents||8,852||34.6||10,126||33.1||11,461||32.1||+2,609|
|Couples without dependents||6,603||25.8||9,323||30.5||11,456||32.1||+4,853|
|Lone person households||5,305||20.7||6,263||20.5||7,224||20.2||+1,919|
|One parent family||3,455||13.5||3,584||11.7||4,098||11.5||+643|
In 2016, the dominant household type in Shellharbour City Council was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 34.6% of all households.
The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 2,720 households and account for 30.5% of all households.
In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 85 households, to comprise 2.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.5% in 2016.
DISCLAIMER: While all due care has been taken to ensure that the content of this website is accurate and current, there may be errors or omissions in it and no legal responsibility is accepted for the information and opinions in this website.
ABS Data and the copyright in the ABS Data remains the property of the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The copyright in the way .id has modified, transformed or reconfigured the ABS Data as published on this website remains the property of .id. ABS Data can be accessed from the Australian Bureau of Statistics at www.abs.gov.au. ABS data can be used under license - terms published on ABS website. email@example.com if you have any queries or wish to distribute any ABS data.