City of WodongaPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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City of Wodonga

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Wodonga was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Wodonga, 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
City of Wodonga201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents4,61429.35,60929.86,66230.1+2,048
Couples without dependents4,67029.75,85231.16,97631.5+2,306
Group households5193.36003.27143.2+195
Lone person households3,75123.94,26522.74,93022.3+1,179
One parent family1,99612.72,28112.12,64611.9+650
Other families1751.11911.02191.0+44

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 219 One parent family, 2036: 2,646 Lone person households, 2036: 4,930 Group households, 2036: 714 Couples without dependents, 2036: 6,976 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 6,662 Other families, 2026: 191 One parent family, 2026: 2,281 Lone person households, 2026: 4,265 Group households, 2026: 600 Couples without dependents, 2026: 5,852 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 5,609 Other families, 2016: 175 One parent family, 2016: 1,996 Lone person households, 2016: 3,751 Group households, 2016: 519 Couples without dependents, 2016: 4,670 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 4,614
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 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: 28 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 365 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 665 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 114 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,124 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,053 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 16 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 285 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 514 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 81 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,182 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 995
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Wodonga was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 29.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,182 households and account for 31.1% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 16 households, to comprise 1.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.1% in 2016.

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