City of KalamundaPopulation 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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Shire of Kalamunda

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Shire of Kalamunda 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 Kalamunda, 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 Kalamunda201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents7,72135.38,40733.29,34332.4+1,622
Couples without dependents6,51929.87,70430.48,87130.8+2,352
Group households6653.07332.98482.9+183
Lone person households3,97118.25,13420.36,10721.2+2,136
One parent family2,48411.42,77711.03,01610.5+532
Other families5012.35682.26602.3+159

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 660 One parent family, 2036: 3,016 Lone person households, 2036: 6,107 Group households, 2036: 848 Couples without dependents, 2036: 8,871 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 9,343 Other families, 2026: 568 One parent family, 2026: 2,777 Lone person households, 2026: 5,134 Group households, 2026: 733 Couples without dependents, 2026: 7,704 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 8,407 Other families, 2016: 501 One parent family, 2016: 2,484 Lone person households, 2016: 3,971 Group households, 2016: 665 Couples without dependents, 2016: 6,519 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 7,721
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 92 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 239 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 973 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 115 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,167 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 936 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 67 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 293 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,163 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 68 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,185 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 686
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Shire of Kalamunda was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 35.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,185 households and account for 30.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 67 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.3% in 2016.

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