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City of GosnellsPopulation forecast

Gosnells (Central)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Gosnells (Central) was 'Lone person households', 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
Gosnells (Central)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,33524.41,58624.71,73624.3+401
Couples without dependents1,38525.31,66725.91,78925.0+404
Group households2103.82503.92723.8+62
Lone person households1,69831.01,89429.52,20330.8+505
One parent family68912.683613.093113.0+242
Other families1623.01983.12163.0+54
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, April 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Gosnells (Central) was Lone person households, which accounted for 31.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 282 households and account for 25.9% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 36 households, to comprise 3.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.0% in 2016.

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