City of WannerooPopulation 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 Wanneroo

Household types

In 2016, 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 Wanneroo201620212041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents27,95041.333,31640.955,85938.6+27,909
Couples without dependents19,00628.123,12728.443,72230.2+24,716
Group households1,6012.41,9112.33,2952.3+1,694
Lone person households10,24915.112,40415.223,39716.2+13,148
One parent family6,83610.18,39310.314,3959.9+7,559
Other families2,0493.02,3902.94,0312.8+1,982

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 4,031 One parent family, 2041: 14,395 Lone person households, 2041: 23,397 Group households, 2041: 3,295 Couples without dependents, 2041: 43,722 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 55,859 Other families, 2021: 2,390 One parent family, 2021: 8,393 Lone person households, 2021: 12,404 Group households, 2021: 1,911 Couples without dependents, 2021: 23,127 Couple families with dependents, 2021: 33,316 Other families, 2016: 2,049 One parent family, 2016: 6,836 Lone person households, 2016: 10,249 Group households, 2016: 1,601 Couples without dependents, 2016: 19,006 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 27,950
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2021 to 2041: 1,641 Forecast change in One parent family,  2021 to 2041: 6,002 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2021 to 2041: 10,993 Forecast change in Group households,  2021 to 2041: 1,384 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2021 to 2041: 20,595 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2021 to 2041: 22,543 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2021: 341 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2021: 1,557 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2021: 2,155 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2021: 310 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2021: 4,121 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2021: 5,366
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Wanneroo was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 41.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2021 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 5,366 households and account for 40.9% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 310 households, to comprise 2.3% of all households in 2021, compared to 2.4% in 2016.

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