Shire of HarveyPopulation forecast
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Shire of Harvey

Household types

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

Analysing the future household structure in Shire of Harvey, 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
Shire of Harvey201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents3,56135.64,13633.94,75631.9+1,195
Couples without dependents3,46234.64,29935.25,33635.8+1,874
Group households1951.92261.92701.8+75
Lone person households1,67816.82,15117.62,86219.2+1,184
One parent family9569.61,2129.91,4639.8+507
Other families1511.51861.52221.5+71

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 222 One parent family, 2041: 1,463 Lone person households, 2041: 2,862 Group households, 2041: 270 Couples without dependents, 2041: 5,336 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 4,756 Other families, 2026: 186 One parent family, 2026: 1,212 Lone person households, 2026: 2,151 Group households, 2026: 226 Couples without dependents, 2026: 4,299 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 4,136 Other families, 2016: 151 One parent family, 2016: 956 Lone person households, 2016: 1,678 Group households, 2016: 195 Couples without dependents, 2016: 3,462 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 3,561
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 36 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 251 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 711 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 44 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,037 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 620 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 35 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 256 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 473 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 31 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 837 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 575
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Shire of Harvey was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 35.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 837 households and account for 35.2% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 31 households, to comprise 1.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.9% in 2016.

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