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Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Bankstown 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 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
Bankstown201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents4,23539.15,86637.06,97135.6+2,736
Couples without dependents2,10819.43,49222.04,52523.1+2,417
Group households3233.04763.05772.9+254
Lone person households1,87517.32,66616.83,35117.1+1,476
One parent family1,60114.82,36614.92,95115.1+1,350
Other families6976.49876.21,1866.1+489

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,186 One parent family, 2036: 2,951 Lone person households, 2036: 3,351 Group households, 2036: 577 Couples without dependents, 2036: 4,525 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 6,971 Other families, 2026: 987 One parent family, 2026: 2,366 Lone person households, 2026: 2,666 Group households, 2026: 476 Couples without dependents, 2026: 3,492 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 5,866 Other families, 2016: 697 One parent family, 2016: 1,601 Lone person households, 2016: 1,875 Group households, 2016: 323 Couples without dependents, 2016: 2,108 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 4,235
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: 199 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 585 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 685 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 101 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,033 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,105 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 290 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 765 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 791 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 153 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,384 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,631
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 was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 39.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 1,631 households and account for 37.0% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 153 households, to comprise 3.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.0% in 2016.

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