Georges River CouncilPopulation forecast
Skip to content

Georges River Council area

Household types

In 2011, 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 'Couples without 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 area201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents18,85037.321,45635.423,05634.7+4,206
Couples without dependents11,82623.414,83524.516,32224.6+4,496
Group households1,8273.62,3293.82,5273.8+700
Lone person households10,53320.813,07721.614,73522.2+4,202
One parent family5,19410.36,12110.16,76910.2+1,575
Other families2,3384.62,8074.63,0604.6+722

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, February 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 3,060 One parent family, 2036: 6,769 Lone person households, 2036: 14,735 Group households, 2036: 2,527 Couples without dependents, 2036: 16,322 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 23,056 Other families, 2026: 2,807 One parent family, 2026: 6,121 Lone person households, 2026: 13,077 Group households, 2026: 2,329 Couples without dependents, 2026: 14,835 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 21,456 Other families, 2011: 2,338 One parent family, 2011: 5,194 Lone person households, 2011: 10,533 Group households, 2011: 1,827 Couples without dependents, 2011: 11,826 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 18,850
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 253 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 648 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,658 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 198 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,487 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,600 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 469 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 927 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 2,544 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 502 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 3,009 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 2,606
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Georges River Council area was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 37.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 3,009 households and account for 24.5% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 469 households, to comprise 4.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 4.6% in 2011.

v17.08.15-1.0.0