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Bankstown Balance

Household types

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

Analysing the future household structure in City of Canterbury Bankstown, 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
Bankstown Balance201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,75144.52,08742.92,30941.8+558
Couples without dependents72818.51,08422.31,34724.4+619
Group households892.31062.21162.1+27
Lone person households54413.857811.959810.8+54
One parent family48412.359312.269812.6+214
Other families3428.74138.54628.4+120

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 462 One parent family, 2036: 698 Lone person households, 2036: 598 Group households, 2036: 116 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,347 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 2,309 Other families, 2026: 413 One parent family, 2026: 593 Lone person households, 2026: 578 Group households, 2026: 106 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,084 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 2,087 Other families, 2016: 342 One parent family, 2016: 484 Lone person households, 2016: 544 Group households, 2016: 89 Couples without dependents, 2016: 728 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,751
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: 49 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 105 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 20 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 10 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 263 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 222 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 71 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 109 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 34 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 17 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 356 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 336
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Bankstown Balance was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 44.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 356 households and account for 22.3% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 17 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.3% in 2016.

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