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Warrnambool (West)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Warrnambool (West) 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 (West)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents48324.449923.551123.2+28
Couples without dependents53727.256326.657326.0+36
Group households874.4823.9874.00
Lone person households55928.364230.368030.9+121
One parent family27413.929814.131214.2+38
Other families361.8351.7381.7+2

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 38 One parent family, 2036: 312 Lone person households, 2036: 680 Group households, 2036: 87 Couples without dependents, 2036: 573 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 511 Other families, 2026: 35 One parent family, 2026: 298 Lone person households, 2026: 642 Group households, 2026: 82 Couples without dependents, 2026: 563 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 499 Other families, 2016: 36 One parent family, 2016: 274 Lone person households, 2016: 559 Group households, 2016: 87 Couples without dependents, 2016: 537 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 483
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: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 14 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 38 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 10 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 12 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: -1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 24 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 83 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 26 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 16
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 (West) was Lone person households, which accounted for 28.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 83 households and account for 30.3% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 5 households, to comprise 3.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 4.4% in 2016.

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