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City of CockburnPopulation forecast

City of Cockburn

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Cockburn was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Cockburn, 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
City of Cockburn201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
Couple families with dependents14,74036.519,87135.021,94034.0+7,200
Couples without dependents10,48226.015,47527.317,95127.8+7,469
Group households1,4953.72,0443.62,2883.5+793
Lone person households8,49821.012,25221.614,39422.3+5,896
One parent family4,0019.95,4589.66,1529.5+2,151
Other families1,1742.91,6492.91,8822.9+708
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Cockburn was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 36.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 5,131 households and account for 35.0% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 475 households, to comprise 2.9% of all households in 2031, compared to 2.9% in 2016.

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