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In 2016, the dominant household type in the Inner West Council was 'Lone person households', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.
Analysing the future household structure in Inner West 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|
|Inner West Council||2016||2031||2041||Change between 2016 and 2041|
|Couple families with dependents||20,462||26.6||23,731||25.3||25,384||24.8||+4,922|
|Couples without dependents||19,649||25.5||23,393||24.9||24,921||24.3||+5,272|
|Lone person households||21,103||27.4||27,678||29.5||31,590||30.8||+10,487|
|One parent family||6,056||7.9||7,622||8.1||8,420||8.2||+2,364|
In 2016, the dominant household type in the Inner West Council was Lone person households, which accounted for 27.4% of all households.
The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 6,575 households and account for 29.5% of all households.
In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 556 households, to comprise 3.0% of all households in 2031, compared to 2.9% in 2016.
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