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Warrnambool (North East)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Warrnambool (North East) was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

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 (North East)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents56939.882638.293336.3+364
Couples without dependents41729.265130.181531.7+398
Group households543.8743.4873.4+33
Lone person households26018.242519.752220.3+262
One parent family1228.51748.12017.8+79
Other families80.6110.5130.5+5

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 13 One parent family, 2036: 201 Lone person households, 2036: 522 Group households, 2036: 87 Couples without dependents, 2036: 815 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 933 Other families, 2026: 11 One parent family, 2026: 174 Lone person households, 2026: 425 Group households, 2026: 74 Couples without dependents, 2026: 651 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 826 Other families, 2016: 8 One parent family, 2016: 122 Lone person households, 2016: 260 Group households, 2016: 54 Couples without dependents, 2016: 417 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 569
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
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: 27 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 97 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 13 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 164 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 107 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 52 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 165 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 20 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 234 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 257
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 (North East) was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 39.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 257 households and account for 38.2% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 3 households, to comprise 0.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 0.6% in 2016.

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