City of Whitehorse
In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Whitehorse was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.
Analysing the future household structure in City of Whitehorse, 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 Whitehorse||2011||2026||2036||Change between 2011 and 2036|
|Couple families with dependents||20,328||33.9||23,525||31.8||25,190||31.4||+4,862||3,197||1,665||0.0000||0.0000||23.917748905983||3197|
|Couples without dependents||14,924||24.9||18,853||25.5||20,579||25.6||+5,655||3,929||1,726||0.0000||0.0000||37.8919860373278||3929|
|Lone person households||14,687||24.5||18,806||25.4||20,865||26.0||+6,178||4,119||2,059||0.0000||0.0000||42.0644106747025||4119|
|One parent family||5,745||9.6||6,915||9.4||7,508||9.4||+1,763||1,170||593||0.0000||0.0000||30.6875543417101||1170|
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, December 2016.
In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Whitehorse was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 33.9% of all households.
The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 4,119 households and account for 25.4% of all households.
In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 426 households, to comprise 2.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.6% in 2011.