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City of Gosnells

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Gosnells was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Gosnells, 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 Gosnells201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents14,51036.419,18136.021,95735.3+7,447
Couples without dependents10,00825.115,10328.317,76928.5+7,761
Group households1,3413.41,6703.11,8903.0+549
Lone person households7,91019.89,35917.611,14617.9+3,236
One parent family4,59211.56,02111.37,16411.5+2,572
Other families1,5223.81,9773.72,3383.8+816

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 2,338 One parent family, 2036: 7,164 Lone person households, 2036: 11,146 Group households, 2036: 1,890 Couples without dependents, 2036: 17,769 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 21,957 Other families, 2026: 1,977 One parent family, 2026: 6,021 Lone person households, 2026: 9,359 Group households, 2026: 1,670 Couples without dependents, 2026: 15,103 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 19,181 Other families, 2011: 1,522 One parent family, 2011: 4,592 Lone person households, 2011: 7,910 Group households, 2011: 1,341 Couples without dependents, 2011: 10,008 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 14,510
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, January 2016.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 361 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 1,143 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,787 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 220 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,666 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,776 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 455 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 1,429 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 1,449 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 329 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 5,095 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 4,671
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, January 2016.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Gosnells was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 36.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 5,095 households and account for 28.3% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 329 households, to comprise 3.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.4% in 2011.

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