In 2016, the dominant household type in Shoalhaven City was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.
Analysing the future household structure in Shoalhaven City, 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|
|Shoalhaven City||2016||2031||2041||Change between 2016 and 2041|
|Couple families with dependents||9,696||22.7||10,293||20.5||11,689||21.1||+1,993||597||1,396||0.0000||0.0000||20.5548679655994||597|
|Couples without dependents||14,131||33.1||17,083||34.0||18,542||33.5||+4,411||2,952||1,459||0.0000||0.0000||31.2150590678543||2952|
|Lone person households||12,210||28.6||15,778||31.4||17,319||31.3||+5,109||3,568||1,541||0.0000||0.0000||41.8427518084826||3568|
|One parent family||4,637||10.8||5,078||10.1||5,614||10.1||+977||441||536||0.0000||0.0000||21.0696570604493||441|
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, November 2018.
In 2016, the dominant household type in Shoalhaven City was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 33.1% of all households.
The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 3,568 households and account for 31.4% of all households.
In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 79 households, to comprise 1.7% of all households in 2031, compared to 2.2% in 2016.