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Yass ValleyPopulation forecast

Yass Valley

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Yass Valley 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, 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 Valley201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
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
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Yass Valley 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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