City of CockburnPopulation 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 Cockburn

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Cockburn 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 Cockburn, 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 Cockburn201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents14,66236.218,92635.621,47034.2+6,808
Couples without dependents10,79026.614,33726.917,25827.5+6,468
Group households1,3093.21,5582.91,8142.9+505
Lone person households8,70821.511,98922.514,78123.5+6,073
One parent family4,08110.15,1679.76,0609.6+1,979
Other families9832.41,2262.31,4592.3+476

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,459 One parent family, 2036: 6,060 Lone person households, 2036: 14,781 Group households, 2036: 1,814 Couples without dependents, 2036: 17,258 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 21,470 Other families, 2026: 1,226 One parent family, 2026: 5,167 Lone person households, 2026: 11,989 Group households, 2026: 1,558 Couples without dependents, 2026: 14,337 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 18,926 Other families, 2016: 983 One parent family, 2016: 4,081 Lone person households, 2016: 8,708 Group households, 2016: 1,309 Couples without dependents, 2016: 10,790 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 14,662
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: 233 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 893 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,792 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 256 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,921 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,544 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 243 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 1,086 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 3,281 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 249 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 3,547 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 4,264
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 City of Cockburn was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 36.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 4,264 households and account for 35.6% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 243 households, to comprise 2.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.4% in 2016.

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