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Tweed Shire CouncilPopulation forecast

Tweed Shire Council

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Tweed Shire Council was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2028 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Tweed Shire Council, 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
Tweed Shire Council201620282041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents9,39324.310,07223.113,53025.0+4,137
Couples without dependents11,32129.313,31230.516,28930.1+4,968
Group households1,4383.71,5933.71,8743.5+436
Lone person households11,01228.512,81029.415,27828.2+4,266
One parent family4,43111.54,81911.05,85910.8+1,428
Other families9832.51,0112.31,2602.3+277
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), March 2020.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Tweed Shire Council was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 29.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2028 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,991 households and account for 30.5% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 28 households, to comprise 2.3% of all households in 2028, compared to 2.5% in 2016.

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