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Warrnambool (North of Merri)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Warrnambool (North of Merri) 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 of Merri)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents11132.524332.649433.4+383
Couples without dependents10931.921128.340727.5+298
Group households51.5162.1332.2+28
Lone person households7923.117523.534123.1+262
One parent family3510.29112.218712.7+152
Other families30.991.2161.1+13

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 16 One parent family, 2036: 187 Lone person households, 2036: 341 Group households, 2036: 33 Couples without dependents, 2036: 407 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 494 Other families, 2026: 9 One parent family, 2026: 91 Lone person households, 2026: 175 Group households, 2026: 16 Couples without dependents, 2026: 211 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 243 Other families, 2016: 3 One parent family, 2016: 35 Lone person households, 2016: 79 Group households, 2016: 5 Couples without dependents, 2016: 109 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 111
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: 7 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 96 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 166 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 17 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 196 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 251 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 6 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 56 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 96 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 11 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 102 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 132
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 of Merri) was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 32.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 132 households and account for 32.6% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 6 households, to comprise 1.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 0.9% in 2016.

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