Upper Lachlan ShirePopulation 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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Upper Lachlan Shire

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Upper Lachlan Shire was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Upper Lachlan Shire, 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
Upper Lachlan Shire201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents80724.176421.875721.4-50
Couples without dependents1,08332.41,17533.61,14832.5+65
Group households270.8310.9300.8+3
Lone person households1,04631.31,13432.41,18433.5+138
One parent family3219.63419.736210.2+41
Other families581.7561.6541.5-4

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2018.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 54 One parent family, 2036: 362 Lone person households, 2036: 1,184 Group households, 2036: 30 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,148 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 757 Other families, 2026: 56 One parent family, 2026: 341 Lone person households, 2026: 1,134 Group households, 2026: 31 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,175 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 764 Other families, 2016: 58 One parent family, 2016: 321 Lone person households, 2016: 1,046 Group households, 2016: 27 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,083 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 807
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2018.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: -2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 21 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 50 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: -1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: -27 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: -7 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: -2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 20 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 88 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 4 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 92 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -43
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Upper Lachlan Shire was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 32.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 92 households and account for 33.6% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 43 households, to comprise 21.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 24.1% in 2016.

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