Town of East FremantlePopulation forecast
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East Fremantle (South)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in East Fremantle (South) was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Town of East Fremantle, 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
East Fremantle (South)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents47732.846428.447326.6-4
Couples without dependents39427.149030.054330.5+149
Group households684.7754.6774.3+9
Lone person households35924.744227.051028.7+151
One parent family1379.41468.91568.8+19
Other families201.4191.2191.1-1

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 19 One parent family, 2036: 156 Lone person households, 2036: 510 Group households, 2036: 77 Couples without dependents, 2036: 543 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 473 Other families, 2026: 19 One parent family, 2026: 146 Lone person households, 2026: 442 Group households, 2026: 75 Couples without dependents, 2026: 490 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 464 Other families, 2016: 20 One parent family, 2016: 137 Lone person households, 2016: 359 Group households, 2016: 68 Couples without dependents, 2016: 394 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 477
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 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: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 10 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 68 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 53 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 9 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: -1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 9 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 83 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 7 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 96 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -13
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in East Fremantle (South) was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 32.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 96 households and account for 30.0% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 13 households, to comprise 28.4% of all households in 2026, compared to 32.8% in 2016.

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