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City of GosnellsPopulation forecast

City of Gosnells

Household types

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

Analysing the future household structure in City of Gosnells, 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
City of Gosnells201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Couple families with dependents15,99937.318,80936.221,43835.4+5,439
Couples without dependents11,33926.414,66828.317,29128.6+5,952
Group households1,3933.21,6153.11,8303.0+437
Lone person households7,76318.19,04317.410,76717.8+3,004
One parent family4,82111.25,85311.36,94211.5+2,121
Other families1,5893.71,9243.72,2773.8+688
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, August 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Gosnells was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 37.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 3,329 households and account for 28.3% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 222 households, to comprise 3.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.2% in 2016.

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