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Georges River CouncilPopulation forecast

Georges River Council

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Georges River Council was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2018 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Georges River 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
Georges River Council201620182036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents20,48038.820,85938.424,22736.9+3,747
Couples without dependents13,81126.214,13726.117,34526.4+3,534
Group households2,1894.12,2294.12,6804.1+491
Lone person households9,20917.49,76618.012,60219.2+3,393
One parent family4,4428.44,5448.45,5768.5+1,134
Other families2,6775.12,7285.03,2444.9+567
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Georges River Council was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 38.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2018 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 557 households and account for 18.0% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 40 households, to comprise 4.1% of all households in 2018, compared to 4.1% in 2016.

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