City of ArmadalePopulation 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 Armadale

Household types

In 2016, 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 Armadale201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents10,49134.714,72535.217,70534.7+7,214
Couples without dependents8,15327.011,03726.413,68026.8+5,527
Group households7272.49332.21,0992.2+372
Lone person households6,08420.18,35320.010,14719.9+4,063
One parent family3,92413.05,51213.26,72713.2+2,803
Other families8402.81,2493.01,5943.1+754

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,594 One parent family, 2036: 6,727 Lone person households, 2036: 10,147 Group households, 2036: 1,099 Couples without dependents, 2036: 13,680 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 17,705 Other families, 2026: 1,249 One parent family, 2026: 5,512 Lone person households, 2026: 8,353 Group households, 2026: 933 Couples without dependents, 2026: 11,037 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 14,725 Other families, 2016: 840 One parent family, 2016: 3,924 Lone person households, 2016: 6,084 Group households, 2016: 727 Couples without dependents, 2016: 8,153 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 10,491
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 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: 345 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 1,215 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,794 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 166 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,643 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,980 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 409 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 1,588 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 2,269 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 206 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,884 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 4,234
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Armadale was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 34.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 4,234 households and account for 35.2% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 206 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.4% in 2016.

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