Shire of GinginPopulation forecast
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In 2011, the dominant household type in the Shire of Gingin was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2021 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Shire of Gingin, 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
Shire of Gingin201120212036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents54127.764127.085025.9+309
Couples without dependents79640.897341.01,36941.7+573
Group households291.5361.5481.5+19
Lone person households42321.751021.571721.8+294
One parent family1437.31877.92628.0+119
Other families201.0271.1371.1+17

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2016.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 37 One parent family, 2036: 262 Lone person households, 2036: 717 Group households, 2036: 48 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,369 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 850 Other families, 2021: 27 One parent family, 2021: 187 Lone person households, 2021: 510 Group households, 2021: 36 Couples without dependents, 2021: 973 Couple families with dependents, 2021: 641 Other families, 2011: 20 One parent family, 2011: 143 Lone person households, 2011: 423 Group households, 2011: 29 Couples without dependents, 2011: 796 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 541
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2016.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2021 to 2036: 10 Forecast change in One parent family,  2021 to 2036: 75 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2021 to 2036: 207 Forecast change in Group households,  2021 to 2036: 12 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2021 to 2036: 396 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2021 to 2036: 209 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2021: 7 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2021: 44 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2021: 87 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2021: 7 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2021: 177 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2021: 100
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2016.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Shire of Gingin was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 40.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2021 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 177 households and account for 41.0% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 7 households, to comprise 1.5% of all households in 2021, compared to 1.5% in 2011.

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