Tamworth Regional CouncilPopulation 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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Tamworth Region

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Tamworth Region was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Tamworth Region, 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
Tamworth Region201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents6,37525.86,98624.98,09524.5+1,720
Couples without dependents6,96828.28,02028.69,46828.7+2,500
Group households7473.07792.88782.7+131
Lone person households6,92928.08,15129.09,80729.7+2,878
One parent family3,21113.03,60212.84,13312.5+922
Other families5042.05482.06261.9+122

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 626 One parent family, 2041: 4,133 Lone person households, 2041: 9,807 Group households, 2041: 878 Couples without dependents, 2041: 9,468 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 8,095 Other families, 2026: 548 One parent family, 2026: 3,602 Lone person households, 2026: 8,151 Group households, 2026: 779 Couples without dependents, 2026: 8,020 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 6,986 Other families, 2016: 504 One parent family, 2016: 3,211 Lone person households, 2016: 6,929 Group households, 2016: 747 Couples without dependents, 2016: 6,968 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 6,375
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 78 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 531 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 1,656 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 99 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,448 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,109 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 44 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 391 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,222 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 32 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,052 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 611
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Tamworth Region was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 28.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 1,222 households and account for 29.0% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 32 households, to comprise 2.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.0% in 2016.

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