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Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Armadale was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Armadale, 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 Armadale201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents8,09033.415,35636.018,38635.6+10,296
Couples without dependents6,67827.511,55927.114,06727.2+7,389
Group households6792.89852.31,1392.2+460
Lone person households5,17221.38,07818.99,94419.2+4,772
One parent family3,05312.65,37612.66,46512.5+3,412
Other families5852.41,3343.11,6743.2+1,089

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, August 2015.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,674 One parent family, 2036: 6,465 Lone person households, 2036: 9,944 Group households, 2036: 1,139 Couples without dependents, 2036: 14,067 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 18,386 Other families, 2026: 1,334 One parent family, 2026: 5,376 Lone person households, 2026: 8,078 Group households, 2026: 985 Couples without dependents, 2026: 11,559 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 15,356 Other families, 2011: 585 One parent family, 2011: 3,053 Lone person households, 2011: 5,172 Group households, 2011: 679 Couples without dependents, 2011: 6,678 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 8,090
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, August 2015.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 340 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 1,089 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,866 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 154 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,508 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 3,030 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 749 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 2,323 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 2,906 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 306 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 4,881 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 7,266
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, August 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Armadale was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 33.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 7,266 households and account for 36.0% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 306 households, to comprise 2.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.8% in 2011.

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