City of FremantlePopulation 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 Fremantle

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Fremantle was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Fremantle, 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 Fremantle201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,99922.33,52521.23,90420.7+905
Couples without dependents3,75828.04,77328.75,42728.8+1,669
Group households8506.31,1246.81,2656.7+415
Lone person households4,30532.15,40532.56,22933.0+1,924
One parent family1,3209.81,5499.31,7449.2+424
Other families1961.52451.52861.5+90

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 286 One parent family, 2036: 1,744 Lone person households, 2036: 6,229 Group households, 2036: 1,265 Couples without dependents, 2036: 5,427 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 3,904 Other families, 2026: 245 One parent family, 2026: 1,549 Lone person households, 2026: 5,405 Group households, 2026: 1,124 Couples without dependents, 2026: 4,773 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 3,525 Other families, 2016: 196 One parent family, 2016: 1,320 Lone person households, 2016: 4,305 Group households, 2016: 850 Couples without dependents, 2016: 3,758 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 2,999
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: 41 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 195 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 824 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 141 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 654 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 379 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 49 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 229 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,100 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 274 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,015 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 526
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 Fremantle was Lone person households, which accounted for 32.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 1,100 households and account for 32.5% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 49 households, to comprise 1.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.5% in 2016.

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