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City of Greater SheppartonPopulation forecast

City of Greater Shepparton

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Greater Shepparton was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Greater Shepparton, 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
City of Greater Shepparton201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents7,30728.68,33328.59,32728.4+2,020
Couples without dependents7,22228.28,26528.29,21828.1+1,996
Group households7613.08723.09612.9+200
Lone person households7,01227.48,02927.49,14027.8+2,128
One parent family2,90411.33,33411.43,71711.3+813
Other families3841.54271.54771.5+93
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Greater Shepparton was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 28.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,043 households and account for 28.2% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 43 households, to comprise 1.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.5% in 2016.

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