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City of ArmadalePopulation forecast

City of Armadale

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in City of Armadale was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Armadale, 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 Armadale201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
Couple families with dependents10,75435.516,91636.519,99136.2+9,237
Couples without dependents7,64325.312,77027.515,49028.0+7,847
Group households8993.01,2092.61,4322.6+533
Lone person households6,31120.99,38320.211,19120.3+4,880
One parent family3,61011.94,70010.15,4839.9+1,873
Other families1,0513.51,3753.01,6593.0+608
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in City of Armadale was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 35.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 6,162 households and account for 36.5% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 310 households, to comprise 2.6% of all households in 2031, compared to 3.0% in 2016.

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