City of Greater SheppartonPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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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 East201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents12429.414232.315133.0+27
Couples without dependents16037.915435.015834.6-2
Group households30.730.720.4-1
Lone person households9021.39421.49921.7+9
One parent family337.8358.0357.7+2
Other families122.8122.7122.60

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 12 One parent family, 2036: 35 Lone person households, 2036: 99 Group households, 2036: 2 Couples without dependents, 2036: 158 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 151 Other families, 2026: 12 One parent family, 2026: 35 Lone person households, 2026: 94 Group households, 2026: 3 Couples without dependents, 2026: 154 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 142 Other families, 2016: 12 One parent family, 2016: 33 Lone person households, 2016: 90 Group households, 2016: 3 Couples without dependents, 2016: 160 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 124
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 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: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 0 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 5 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: -1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 4 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 9 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 4 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: -6 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 18
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

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.

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