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City of Greater SheppartonPopulation forecast

Shepparton South

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Shepparton South was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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
Shepparton South201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Couple families with dependents67524.568524.370224.4+27
Couples without dependents75327.473926.272725.2-26
Group households1194.31184.21214.2+2
Lone person households77828.382229.185329.6+75
One parent family38714.141414.743315.0+46
Other families401.5441.6451.6+5
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Shepparton South was Lone person households, which accounted for 28.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 44 households and account for 29.1% of all households.

In contrast Couples without dependents is forecast to decrease by 14 households, to comprise 26.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 27.4% in 2016.

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