In 2016, the dominant household type in Ocean Reef was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.
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|
|Ocean Reef||2016||2031||2041||Change between 2016 and 2041|
|Couple families with dependents||1,313||46.9||1,362||44.0||1,629||45.3||+316||49||267||0.0000||0.0000||24.0670219035261||49|
|Couples without dependents||817||29.2||912||29.5||1,008||28.0||+191||95||96||0.0000||0.0000||23.3782126881492||95|
|Lone person households||333||11.9||485||15.7||572||15.9||+239||152||87||0.0000||0.0000||71.7717696164634||152|
|One parent family||217||7.8||221||7.1||258||7.2||+41||4||37||0.0000||0.0000||18.8940083458982||4|
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, December 2018.
In 2016, the dominant household type in Ocean Reef was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 46.9% of all households.
The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 152 households and account for 15.7% of all households.
In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 3 households, to comprise 1.7% of all households in 2031, compared to 2.0% in 2016.