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Riverwood

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Riverwood was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with 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
Riverwood201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents66623.797325.11,60825.0+942
Couples without dependents52918.979620.51,36121.1+832
Group households913.21473.82453.8+154
Lone person households1,02536.51,27532.82,10332.6+1,078
One parent family40414.457414.893814.6+534
Other families913.21173.01882.9+97

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 188 One parent family, 2036: 938 Lone person households, 2036: 2,103 Group households, 2036: 245 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,361 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,608 Other families, 2026: 117 One parent family, 2026: 574 Lone person households, 2026: 1,275 Group households, 2026: 147 Couples without dependents, 2026: 796 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 973 Other families, 2016: 91 One parent family, 2016: 404 Lone person households, 2016: 1,025 Group households, 2016: 91 Couples without dependents, 2016: 529 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 666
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: 71 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 364 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 828 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 98 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 565 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 635 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 26 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 170 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 250 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 56 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 267 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 307
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Riverwood was Lone person households, which accounted for 36.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 307 households and account for 25.1% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 26 households, to comprise 3.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.2% in 2016.

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