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Mosman Council area

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Mosman Council area was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Mosman 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
Mosman Council area201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents3,69529.93,77828.43,81927.9+124
Couples without dependents3,39627.54,14131.24,31631.5+920
Group households4013.24213.24293.1+28
Lone person households3,87431.43,87629.24,05229.6+178
One parent family8346.89056.89286.8+94
Other families1541.21631.21651.2+11

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2014.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 165 One parent family, 2036: 928 Lone person households, 2036: 4,052 Group households, 2036: 429 Couples without dependents, 2036: 4,316 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 3,819 Other families, 2026: 163 One parent family, 2026: 905 Lone person households, 2026: 3,876 Group households, 2026: 421 Couples without dependents, 2026: 4,141 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 3,778 Other families, 2011: 154 One parent family, 2011: 834 Lone person households, 2011: 3,874 Group households, 2011: 401 Couples without dependents, 2011: 3,396 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 3,695
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2014.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 23 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 176 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 8 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 175 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 41 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 9 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 71 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 20 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 745 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 83
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2014.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Mosman Council area was Lone person households, which accounted for 31.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 745 households and account for 31.2% of all households.

In contrast Lone person households is forecast to increase by 2 households, to comprise 29.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 31.4% in 2011.

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