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Cumberland City CouncilPopulation forecast

Guildford West - Woodpark - Smithfield

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Guildford West - Woodpark - Smithfield was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Cumberland City 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
Guildford West - Woodpark - Smithfield201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Couple families with dependents86541.288538.989437.6+29
Couples without dependents40519.347821.050921.4+104
Group households442.1421.8401.7-4
Lone person households35617.041418.246119.4+105
One parent family29213.931713.932413.6+32
Other families1376.51386.11486.2+11
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), September 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Guildford West - Woodpark - Smithfield was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 41.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 73 households and account for 21.0% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 2 households, to comprise 1.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.1% in 2016.

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