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Blue Mountains City CouncilPopulation forecast

Lawson - Bullaburra

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Lawson - Bullaburra was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Blue Mountains City Council, 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
Lawson - Bullaburra201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents47229.243025.244124.5-31
Couples without dependents44227.352430.758532.5+143
Group households613.8623.6623.4+1
Lone person households46028.450629.651728.7+57
One parent family16210.01619.41719.5+9
Other families221.4241.4251.4+3
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Lawson - Bullaburra was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 29.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 82 households and account for 30.7% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 42 households, to comprise 25.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 29.2% in 2016.

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