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Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Fairfield East 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 East201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents64240.668238.771837.8+76
Couples without dependents30719.441323.448525.5+178
Group households332.1341.9371.9+4
Lone person households23815.023813.524212.7+4
One parent family22013.923513.324613.0+26
Other families1429.01619.11719.0+29

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 171 One parent family, 2036: 246 Lone person households, 2036: 242 Group households, 2036: 37 Couples without dependents, 2036: 485 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 718 Other families, 2026: 161 One parent family, 2026: 235 Lone person households, 2026: 238 Group households, 2026: 34 Couples without dependents, 2026: 413 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 682 Other families, 2016: 142 One parent family, 2016: 220 Lone person households, 2016: 238 Group households, 2016: 33 Couples without dependents, 2016: 307 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 642
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: 10 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 11 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 4 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 72 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 36 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 19 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 15 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 106 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 40
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 East was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 40.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 106 households and account for 23.4% of all households.

In contrast Lone person households is forecast to increase by 0 households, to comprise 13.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 15.0% in 2016.

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