City of GosnellsPopulation 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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City of Gosnells

Household types

In 2016, 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 Gosnells201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents16,01536.618,95035.721,71634.9+5,701
Couples without dependents11,52526.414,90328.117,57928.3+6,054
Group households1,4183.21,6583.11,8853.0+467
Lone person households8,11618.69,56418.011,49318.5+3,377
One parent family5,03211.56,10111.57,25211.7+2,220
Other families1,6253.71,9443.72,2923.7+667

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 2,292 One parent family, 2036: 7,252 Lone person households, 2036: 11,493 Group households, 2036: 1,885 Couples without dependents, 2036: 17,579 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 21,716 Other families, 2026: 1,944 One parent family, 2026: 6,101 Lone person households, 2026: 9,564 Group households, 2026: 1,658 Couples without dependents, 2026: 14,903 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 18,950 Other families, 2016: 1,625 One parent family, 2016: 5,032 Lone person households, 2016: 8,116 Group households, 2016: 1,418 Couples without dependents, 2016: 11,525 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 16,015
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: 348 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 1,151 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,929 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 227 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,676 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,766 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 319 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 1,069 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,448 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 240 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 3,378 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,935
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 City of Gosnells was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 36.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 3,378 households and account for 28.1% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 240 households, to comprise 3.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.2% in 2016.

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