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City of Fremantle

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Fremantle was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

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 Fremantle201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,77122.13,53021.23,92620.8+1,155
Couples without dependents3,38127.04,77128.65,43828.8+2,057
Group households8216.51,1366.81,2716.7+450
Lone person households4,15633.15,41432.56,22832.9+2,072
One parent family1,2239.81,5579.31,7559.3+532
Other families1861.52481.52891.5+103

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 289 One parent family, 2036: 1,755 Lone person households, 2036: 6,228 Group households, 2036: 1,271 Couples without dependents, 2036: 5,438 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 3,926 Other families, 2026: 248 One parent family, 2026: 1,557 Lone person households, 2026: 5,414 Group households, 2026: 1,136 Couples without dependents, 2026: 4,771 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 3,530 Other families, 2011: 186 One parent family, 2011: 1,223 Lone person households, 2011: 4,156 Group households, 2011: 821 Couples without dependents, 2011: 3,381 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 2,771
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 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: 41 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 198 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 814 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 135 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 667 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 396 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 62 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 334 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 1,258 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 315 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,390 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 759
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Fremantle was Lone person households, which accounted for 33.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,390 households and account for 28.6% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 62 households, to comprise 1.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.5% in 2011.

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