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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Cumberland Council area

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Cumberland Council area 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 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
Cumberland Council area201620262036Change 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.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 6,447 One parent family, 2036: 9,987 Lone person households, 2036: 17,186 Group households, 2036: 3,732 Couples without dependents, 2036: 21,018 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 40,201 Other families, 2026: 5,794 One parent family, 2026: 9,132 Lone person households, 2026: 14,657 Group households, 2026: 3,364 Couples without dependents, 2026: 18,604 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 37,373 Other families, 2016: 4,679 One parent family, 2016: 7,009 Lone person households, 2016: 11,100 Group households, 2016: 2,732 Couples without dependents, 2016: 15,237 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 30,606
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 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: 653 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 855 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,529 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 368 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,414 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,828 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 1,115 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 2,123 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 3,557 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 632 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 3,367 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 6,767
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 area 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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