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Wyong Shire

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in Wyong Shire was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Wyong Shire, 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
Wyong Shire201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents16,97428.320,04826.922,99626.8+6,022
Couples without dependents15,94626.620,83427.924,19028.2+8,244
Group households1,6452.72,0102.72,2512.6+606
Lone person households15,81426.320,42127.423,57527.5+7,761
One parent family8,42514.09,81813.211,02312.9+2,598
Other families1,2242.01,4962.01,6962.0+472

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, March 2015.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,696 One parent family, 2036: 11,023 Lone person households, 2036: 23,575 Group households, 2036: 2,251 Couples without dependents, 2036: 24,190 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 22,996 Other families, 2026: 1,496 One parent family, 2026: 9,818 Lone person households, 2026: 20,421 Group households, 2026: 2,010 Couples without dependents, 2026: 20,834 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 20,048 Other families, 2011: 1,224 One parent family, 2011: 8,425 Lone person households, 2011: 15,814 Group households, 2011: 1,645 Couples without dependents, 2011: 15,946 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 16,974
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2015.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 200 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 1,205 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 3,154 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 241 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 3,356 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,948 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 272 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 1,393 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 4,607 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 365 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 4,888 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 3,074
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in Wyong Shire was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 28.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 4,888 households and account for 27.9% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 272 households, to comprise 2.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.0% in 2011.

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