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City of Wanneroo

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Wanneroo was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2021 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Wanneroo, 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 Wanneroo201120212041Change between 2011 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents22,75841.533,25140.455,23238.1+32,474
Couples without dependents13,94725.522,62327.542,99729.7+29,050
Group households1,3172.41,9012.33,2572.2+1,940
Lone person households8,97516.413,22216.124,48416.9+15,509
One parent family6,04811.08,93210.914,93710.3+8,889
Other families1,7343.22,3652.93,9712.7+2,237

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, August 2016.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 3,971 One parent family, 2041: 14,937 Lone person households, 2041: 24,484 Group households, 2041: 3,257 Couples without dependents, 2041: 42,997 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 55,232 Other families, 2021: 2,365 One parent family, 2021: 8,932 Lone person households, 2021: 13,222 Group households, 2021: 1,901 Couples without dependents, 2021: 22,623 Couple families with dependents, 2021: 33,251 Other families, 2011: 1,734 One parent family, 2011: 6,048 Lone person households, 2011: 8,975 Group households, 2011: 1,317 Couples without dependents, 2011: 13,947 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 22,758
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, August 2016.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2021 to 2041: 1,606 Forecast change in One parent family,  2021 to 2041: 6,005 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2021 to 2041: 11,262 Forecast change in Group households,  2021 to 2041: 1,356 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2021 to 2041: 20,374 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2021 to 2041: 21,981 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2021: 631 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2021: 2,884 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2021: 4,247 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2021: 584 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2021: 8,676 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2021: 10,493
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, August 2016.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Wanneroo was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 41.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2021 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 10,493 households and account for 40.4% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 584 households, to comprise 2.3% of all households in 2021, compared to 2.4% in 2011.

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