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In 2011, the dominant household type in Bankstown City was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Bankstown City, 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
Bankstown City201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents25,23740.629,21838.730,58037.5+5,343
Couples without dependents11,70318.816,91922.418,69022.9+6,987
Group households1,2522.01,4772.01,5861.9+334
Lone person households12,38019.914,09518.716,03919.7+3,659
One parent family8,36913.59,86013.110,51712.9+2,148
Other families3,2715.33,9405.24,1675.1+896

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, April 2016.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 4,167 One parent family, 2036: 10,517 Lone person households, 2036: 16,039 Group households, 2036: 1,586 Couples without dependents, 2036: 18,690 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 30,580 Other families, 2026: 3,940 One parent family, 2026: 9,860 Lone person households, 2026: 14,095 Group households, 2026: 1,477 Couples without dependents, 2026: 16,919 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 29,218 Other families, 2011: 3,271 One parent family, 2011: 8,369 Lone person households, 2011: 12,380 Group households, 2011: 1,252 Couples without dependents, 2011: 11,703 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 25,237
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2016.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 227 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 657 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,944 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 109 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,771 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,362 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 669 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 1,491 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 1,715 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 225 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 5,216 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 3,981
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2016.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in Bankstown City was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 40.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 5,216 households and account for 22.4% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 225 households, to comprise 2.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.0% in 2011.

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