City of GosnellsPopulation 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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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
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
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, October 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 2,277 One parent family, 2036: 6,942 Lone person households, 2036: 10,767 Group households, 2036: 1,830 Couples without dependents, 2036: 17,291 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 21,438 Other families, 2026: 1,924 One parent family, 2026: 5,853 Lone person households, 2026: 9,043 Group households, 2026: 1,615 Couples without dependents, 2026: 14,668 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 18,809 Other families, 2016: 1,589 One parent family, 2016: 4,821 Lone person households, 2016: 7,763 Group households, 2016: 1,393 Couples without dependents, 2016: 11,339 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 15,999
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: 353 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 1,089 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,724 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 215 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,623 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,629 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 335 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 1,032 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,280 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 222 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 3,329 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,810
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 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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