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Ourimbah District

Household types

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

Analysing the future household structure in Central Coast Council area, 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
Ourimbah District201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents56633.956032.062131.8+55
Couples without dependents48328.953630.659430.4+111
Group households533.2502.9562.9+3
Lone person households29617.732818.737819.3+82
One parent family21813.122112.624212.4+24
Other families543.2573.3633.2+9

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 63 One parent family, 2036: 242 Lone person households, 2036: 378 Group households, 2036: 56 Couples without dependents, 2036: 594 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 621 Other families, 2026: 57 One parent family, 2026: 221 Lone person households, 2026: 328 Group households, 2026: 50 Couples without dependents, 2026: 536 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 560 Other families, 2016: 54 One parent family, 2016: 218 Lone person households, 2016: 296 Group households, 2016: 53 Couples without dependents, 2016: 483 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 566
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 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: 6 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 21 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 50 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 6 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 58 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 61 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 32 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 53 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -6
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Ourimbah District was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 33.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 53 households and account for 30.6% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 6 households, to comprise 32.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 33.9% in 2016.

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