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Chester Hill

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Chester Hill 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
Chester Hill201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,52437.31,56636.51,62536.4+101
Couples without dependents69917.185519.995521.4+256
Group households912.2852.0882.0-3
Lone person households90522.288220.686819.4-37
One parent family63415.566415.568715.4+53
Other families2315.72395.62445.5+13

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 244 One parent family, 2036: 687 Lone person households, 2036: 868 Group households, 2036: 88 Couples without dependents, 2036: 955 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,625 Other families, 2026: 239 One parent family, 2026: 664 Lone person households, 2026: 882 Group households, 2026: 85 Couples without dependents, 2026: 855 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,566 Other families, 2016: 231 One parent family, 2016: 634 Lone person households, 2016: 905 Group households, 2016: 91 Couples without dependents, 2016: 699 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,524
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: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 23 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: -14 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 100 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 59 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 8 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 30 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: -23 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -6 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 156 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 42
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Chester Hill was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 37.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 156 households and account for 19.9% of all households.

In contrast Lone person households is forecast to decrease by 23 households, to comprise 20.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 22.2% in 2016.

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