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Ocean Reef

Household types

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 Reef201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,31346.91,36244.01,62945.3+316
Couples without dependents81729.291229.51,00828.0+191
Group households562.0531.7611.7+5
Lone person households33311.948515.757215.9+239
One parent family2177.82217.12587.2+41
Other families612.2591.9691.9+8

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 69 One parent family, 2041: 258 Lone person households, 2041: 572 Group households, 2041: 61 Couples without dependents, 2041: 1,008 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 1,629 Other families, 2031: 59 One parent family, 2031: 221 Lone person households, 2031: 485 Group households, 2031: 53 Couples without dependents, 2031: 912 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 1,362 Other families, 2016: 61 One parent family, 2016: 217 Lone person households, 2016: 333 Group households, 2016: 56 Couples without dependents, 2016: 817 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,313
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: 10 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2041: 37 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2041: 87 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2041: 8 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2041: 96 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2041: 267 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: -2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 4 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 152 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: -3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 95 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 49
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2018.

Key findings

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.

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