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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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Household types

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

Analysing the future household structure in Blacktown 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
Blacktown City201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents49,47045.159,71443.669,22542.4+19,755
Couples without dependents22,77720.830,31722.137,42522.9+14,648
Group households2,3932.22,9562.23,4162.1+1,023
Lone person households15,77414.420,29814.825,63415.7+9,860
One parent family13,34512.216,68912.219,36611.9+6,021
Other families5,8365.37,0595.28,1905.0+2,354

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 8,190 One parent family, 2036: 19,366 Lone person households, 2036: 25,634 Group households, 2036: 3,416 Couples without dependents, 2036: 37,425 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 69,225 Other families, 2026: 7,059 One parent family, 2026: 16,689 Lone person households, 2026: 20,298 Group households, 2026: 2,956 Couples without dependents, 2026: 30,317 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 59,714 Other families, 2016: 5,836 One parent family, 2016: 13,345 Lone person households, 2016: 15,774 Group households, 2016: 2,393 Couples without dependents, 2016: 22,777 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 49,470
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 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: 1,131 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 2,677 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 5,336 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 460 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 7,108 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 9,511 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 1,223 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 3,344 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 4,524 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 563 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 7,540 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 10,244
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Blacktown City was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 45.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 10,244 households and account for 43.6% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 563 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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