Shire of Serpentine JarrahdalePopulation forecast
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Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale, 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 Serpentine-Jarrahdale201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,59842.86,69542.79,59241.4+6,994
Couples without dependents1,89231.24,51528.86,84129.6+4,949
Group households1081.84042.66342.7+526
Lone person households78212.92,13913.73,23614.0+2,454
One parent family5318.81,56410.02,35510.2+1,824
Other families1552.63452.24852.1+330

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, March 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 485 One parent family, 2036: 2,355 Lone person households, 2036: 3,236 Group households, 2036: 634 Couples without dependents, 2036: 6,841 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 9,592 Other families, 2026: 345 One parent family, 2026: 1,564 Lone person households, 2026: 2,139 Group households, 2026: 404 Couples without dependents, 2026: 4,515 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 6,695 Other families, 2011: 155 One parent family, 2011: 531 Lone person households, 2011: 782 Group households, 2011: 108 Couples without dependents, 2011: 1,892 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 2,598
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 140 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 791 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,097 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 230 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,326 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,897 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 190 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 1,033 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 1,357 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 296 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 2,623 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 4,097
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 42.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 4,097 households and account for 42.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 190 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.6% in 2011.

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