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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
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
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

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2018.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 1,882 One parent family, 2041: 6,152 Lone person households, 2041: 14,394 Group households, 2041: 2,288 Couples without dependents, 2041: 17,951 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 21,940 Other families, 2031: 1,649 One parent family, 2031: 5,458 Lone person households, 2031: 12,252 Group households, 2031: 2,044 Couples without dependents, 2031: 15,475 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 19,871 Other families, 2016: 1,174 One parent family, 2016: 4,001 Lone person households, 2016: 8,498 Group households, 2016: 1,495 Couples without dependents, 2016: 10,482 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 14,740
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2018.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2031 to 2041: 233 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2041: 694 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2041: 2,142 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2041: 244 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2041: 2,476 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2041: 2,069 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 475 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 1,457 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 3,754 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 549 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 4,993 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 5,131
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, September 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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