Georges River CouncilPopulation 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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Georges River Council area

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Georges River Council area 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 Georges River Council area, 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
Georges River Council area201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents20,48038.822,47537.624,22736.9+3,747
Couples without dependents13,81126.215,73326.317,34526.4+3,534
Group households2,1894.12,4604.12,6804.1+491
Lone person households9,20917.411,14618.612,60219.2+3,393
One parent family4,4428.44,9928.45,5768.5+1,134
Other families2,6775.12,9775.03,2444.9+567

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 3,244 One parent family, 2036: 5,576 Lone person households, 2036: 12,602 Group households, 2036: 2,680 Couples without dependents, 2036: 17,345 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 24,227 Other families, 2026: 2,977 One parent family, 2026: 4,992 Lone person households, 2026: 11,146 Group households, 2026: 2,460 Couples without dependents, 2026: 15,733 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 22,475 Other families, 2016: 2,677 One parent family, 2016: 4,442 Lone person households, 2016: 9,209 Group households, 2016: 2,189 Couples without dependents, 2016: 13,811 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 20,480
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: 267 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 584 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,456 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 220 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,612 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,752 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 300 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 550 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,937 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 271 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,922 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,995
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 Georges River Council area was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 38.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 1,995 households and account for 37.6% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 271 households, to comprise 4.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 4.1% in 2016.

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