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In 2016, the dominant household type in Wellington Shire was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2021 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.
Analysing the future household structure in Wellington 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|
|Wellington Shire||2016||2021||2041||Change between 2016 and 2041|
|Couple families with dependents||4,753||26.3||5,027||26.1||6,361||26.3||+1,608|
|Couples without dependents||5,571||30.9||6,089||31.6||7,539||31.2||+1,968|
|Lone person households||5,344||29.6||5,648||29.3||7,161||29.6||+1,817|
|One parent family||1,638||9.1||1,728||9.0||2,184||9.0||+546|
In 2016, the dominant household type in Wellington Shire was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 30.9% of all households.
The largest increase between 2016 and 2021 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 518 households and account for 31.6% of all households.
In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 1 households, to comprise 1.3% of all households in 2021, compared to 1.4% in 2016.
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