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Lesmurdie

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Lesmurdie was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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
Lesmurdie201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,14339.01,14937.91,14137.0-2
Couples without dependents86829.690129.792430.0+56
Group households551.9561.8561.8+1
Lone person households47616.253017.556018.2+84
One parent family32611.133311.033811.0+12
Other families662.2662.2662.10

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 66 One parent family, 2036: 338 Lone person households, 2036: 560 Group households, 2036: 56 Couples without dependents, 2036: 924 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,141 Other families, 2026: 66 One parent family, 2026: 333 Lone person households, 2026: 530 Group households, 2026: 56 Couples without dependents, 2026: 901 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,149 Other families, 2016: 66 One parent family, 2016: 326 Lone person households, 2016: 476 Group households, 2016: 55 Couples without dependents, 2016: 868 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,143
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: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 5 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 30 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 23 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: -8 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 7 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 54 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 33 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 6
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Lesmurdie was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 39.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 54 households and account for 17.5% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 0 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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