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Yass Valley Council area

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Yass Valley Council area was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Yass Valley Council area, 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
Yass Valley Council area201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,20235.92,56534.33,61035.5+1,408
Couples without dependents2,09134.02,59034.63,42033.6+1,329
Group households961.61161.51451.4+49
Lone person households1,22119.91,57321.02,15921.2+938
One parent family4457.25327.17006.9+255
Other families871.41081.41461.4+59

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 146 One parent family, 2036: 700 Lone person households, 2036: 2,159 Group households, 2036: 145 Couples without dependents, 2036: 3,420 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 3,610 Other families, 2026: 108 One parent family, 2026: 532 Lone person households, 2026: 1,573 Group households, 2026: 116 Couples without dependents, 2026: 2,590 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 2,565 Other families, 2016: 87 One parent family, 2016: 445 Lone person households, 2016: 1,221 Group households, 2016: 96 Couples without dependents, 2016: 2,091 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 2,202
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: 38 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 168 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 586 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 29 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 830 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,045 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 21 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 87 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 352 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 20 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 499 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 363
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Yass Valley Council area was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 35.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 499 households and account for 34.6% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 20 households, to comprise 1.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.6% in 2016.

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