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Cumberland CouncilPopulation forecast

Cumberland Council

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Cumberland Council 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 Cumberland Council, 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
Cumberland Council201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents30,60642.937,37342.040,20140.8+9,595
Couples without dependents15,23721.418,60420.921,01821.3+5,781
Group households2,7323.83,3643.83,7323.8+1,000
Lone person households11,10015.614,65716.517,18617.4+6,086
One parent family7,0099.89,13210.39,98710.1+2,978
Other families4,6796.65,7946.56,4476.5+1,768
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Cumberland Council was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 42.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 6,767 households and account for 42.0% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 632 households, to comprise 3.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.8% in 2016.

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