In 2016, the dominant household type in Rural East was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with 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|
|Rural East||2016||2026||2036||Change between 2016 and 2036|
|Couple families with dependents||124||29.4||142||32.3||151||33.0||+27||18||9||0.0000||0.0000||21.7741917924039||18|
|Couples without dependents||160||37.9||154||35.0||158||34.6||-2||-6||4||0.0000||0.0000||-1.249999921875||-6|
|Lone person households||90||21.3||94||21.4||99||21.7||+9||4||5||0.0000||0.0000||9.99999888888901||4|
|One parent family||33||7.8||35||8.0||35||7.7||+2||2||0||0.0000||0.0000||6.06060422405933||2|
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, October 2017.
In 2016, the dominant household type in Rural East was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 37.9% of all households.
The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 18 households and account for 32.3% of all households.
In contrast Couples without dependents is forecast to decrease by 6 households, to comprise 35.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 37.9% in 2016.