City of JoondalupPopulation 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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Joondalup City

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Joondalup City was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Joondalup City, 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
Joondalup City201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents23,63840.623,63036.825,01336.4+1,375
Couples without dependents16,64828.619,88531.020,99630.5+4,348
Group households1,5022.61,5842.51,7552.6+253
Lone person households9,98017.112,49619.513,87820.2+3,898
One parent family5,0308.65,2178.15,5988.1+568
Other families1,3972.41,4032.21,4952.2+98

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2018.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 1,495 One parent family, 2041: 5,598 Lone person households, 2041: 13,878 Group households, 2041: 1,755 Couples without dependents, 2041: 20,996 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 25,013 Other families, 2031: 1,403 One parent family, 2031: 5,217 Lone person households, 2031: 12,496 Group households, 2031: 1,584 Couples without dependents, 2031: 19,885 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 23,630 Other families, 2016: 1,397 One parent family, 2016: 5,030 Lone person households, 2016: 9,980 Group households, 2016: 1,502 Couples without dependents, 2016: 16,648 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 23,638
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2018.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2031 to 2041: 92 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2041: 381 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2041: 1,382 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2041: 171 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2041: 1,111 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2041: 1,383 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 6 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 187 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 2,516 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 82 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 3,237 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: -8
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Joondalup City was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 40.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 3,237 households and account for 31.0% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 8 households, to comprise 36.8% of all households in 2031, compared to 40.6% in 2016.

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