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Warrnambool CityPopulation forecast

Warrnambool City

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Warrnambool City was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Warrnambool 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
Warrnambool City201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents3,78326.94,46427.25,11527.3+1,332
Couples without dependents3,92827.94,62728.25,26928.1+1,341
Group households5734.16233.86943.7+121
Lone person households4,05728.84,76229.05,41728.9+1,360
One parent family1,55311.01,76510.72,01410.8+461
Other families1761.31921.22171.2+41
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Warrnambool City was Lone person households, which accounted for 28.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 705 households and account for 29.0% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 16 households, to comprise 1.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.3% in 2016.

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