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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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Willoughby City

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Willoughby City was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Willoughby City, 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
Willoughby City201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents10,55136.511,24834.311,70732.8+1,156
Couples without dependents7,85027.19,06627.710,08428.3+2,234
Group households1,5945.51,7835.41,9555.5+361
Lone person households6,04620.97,42622.78,39723.5+2,351
One parent family2,1097.32,4257.42,6367.4+527
Other families7702.78372.69122.6+142

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 912 One parent family, 2036: 2,636 Lone person households, 2036: 8,397 Group households, 2036: 1,955 Couples without dependents, 2036: 10,084 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 11,707 Other families, 2026: 837 One parent family, 2026: 2,425 Lone person households, 2026: 7,426 Group households, 2026: 1,783 Couples without dependents, 2026: 9,066 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 11,248 Other families, 2016: 770 One parent family, 2016: 2,109 Lone person households, 2016: 6,046 Group households, 2016: 1,594 Couples without dependents, 2016: 7,850 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 10,551
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 75 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 211 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 971 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 172 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,018 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 459 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 67 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 316 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,380 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 189 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,216 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 697
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Willoughby City was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 36.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 1,380 households and account for 22.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 67 households, to comprise 2.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.7% in 2016.

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