Fairfield CityPopulation forecast
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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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Fairfield City

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Fairfield City was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Fairfield City, 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
Fairfield City201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents25,70341.227,42839.229,22938.1+3,526
Couples without dependents11,92119.114,89121.316,86022.0+4,939
Group households1,2582.01,3381.91,4341.9+176
Lone person households9,16514.710,59815.112,01915.7+2,854
One parent family9,22814.810,17714.511,14414.5+1,916
Other families5,0948.25,5497.95,9397.8+845

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 5,939 One parent family, 2036: 11,144 Lone person households, 2036: 12,019 Group households, 2036: 1,434 Couples without dependents, 2036: 16,860 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 29,229 Other families, 2026: 5,549 One parent family, 2026: 10,177 Lone person households, 2026: 10,598 Group households, 2026: 1,338 Couples without dependents, 2026: 14,891 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 27,428 Other families, 2016: 5,094 One parent family, 2016: 9,228 Lone person households, 2016: 9,165 Group households, 2016: 1,258 Couples without dependents, 2016: 11,921 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 25,703
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 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: 390 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 967 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,421 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 96 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,969 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,801 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 455 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 949 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,433 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 80 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,970 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,725
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Fairfield City 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 2,970 households and account for 21.3% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 80 households, to comprise 1.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.0% in 2016.

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