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Shire of Mundaring

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Shire of Mundaring was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Shire of Mundaring, 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 Mundaring201120262031Change between 2011 and 2031
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents4,78934.65,82533.66,25433.7+1,465
Couples without dependents4,79434.76,18235.76,57535.4+1,781
Group households2882.13462.03692.0+81
Lone person households2,51418.23,28619.03,53719.1+1,023
One parent family1,2879.31,5268.81,6408.8+353
Other families1571.11721.01821.0+25

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2031, prepared by .id , the population experts, February 2009.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2031: 182 One parent family, 2031: 1,640 Lone person households, 2031: 3,537 Group households, 2031: 369 Couples without dependents, 2031: 6,575 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 6,254 Other families, 2026: 172 One parent family, 2026: 1,526 Lone person households, 2026: 3,286 Group households, 2026: 346 Couples without dependents, 2026: 6,182 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 5,825 Other families, 2011: 157 One parent family, 2011: 1,287 Lone person households, 2011: 2,514 Group households, 2011: 288 Couples without dependents, 2011: 4,794 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 4,789
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2031, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2009.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2031
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2031 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2031: 10 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2031: 114 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2031: 251 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2031: 23 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2031: 393 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2031: 429 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 15 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 239 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 772 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 58 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,388 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,036
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2031, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2009.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Shire of Mundaring was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 34.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,388 households and account for 35.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 15 households, to comprise 1.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.1% in 2011.

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