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Fairfield CityPopulation forecast

In 2016, the dominant household type in Bonnyrigg 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 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
Bonnyrigg201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Couple families with dependents1,05140.21,67640.61,99238.6+941
Couples without dependents50019.186220.91,26224.5+762
Group households351.3531.3661.3+31
Lone person households29211.23648.83977.7+105
One parent family51519.782920.11,01919.8+504
Other families2198.43448.34188.1+199
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Bonnyrigg was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 40.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 625 households and account for 40.6% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 18 households, to comprise 1.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.3% in 2016.

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