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Spearwood

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Spearwood was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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
Spearwood201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,20528.31,44328.21,54327.8+338
Couples without dependents1,16527.41,38327.11,51027.2+345
Group households1663.91943.82103.8+44
Lone person households1,12426.41,36726.81,50927.2+385
One parent family46210.956411.060811.0+146
Other families1343.11573.11693.0+35

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 169 One parent family, 2041: 608 Lone person households, 2041: 1,509 Group households, 2041: 210 Couples without dependents, 2041: 1,510 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 1,543 Other families, 2031: 157 One parent family, 2031: 564 Lone person households, 2031: 1,367 Group households, 2031: 194 Couples without dependents, 2031: 1,383 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 1,443 Other families, 2016: 134 One parent family, 2016: 462 Lone person households, 2016: 1,124 Group households, 2016: 166 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,165 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,205
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, December 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: 12 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2041: 44 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2041: 142 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2041: 16 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2041: 127 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2041: 100 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 23 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 102 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 243 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 28 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 218 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 238
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Spearwood was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 28.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 243 households and account for 26.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 23 households, to comprise 3.1% of all households in 2031, compared to 3.1% in 2016.

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