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Wellard (West)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Wellard (West) was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Kwinana, 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
Wellard (West)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,16240.92,31840.02,36237.1+1,200
Couples without dependents80828.51,67028.81,98631.2+1,178
Group households873.11562.71542.4+67
Lone person households42414.989015.41,07816.9+654
One parent family2478.75519.55819.1+334
Other families1123.92083.62143.4+102

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 214 One parent family, 2036: 581 Lone person households, 2036: 1,078 Group households, 2036: 154 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,986 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 2,362 Other families, 2026: 208 One parent family, 2026: 551 Lone person households, 2026: 890 Group households, 2026: 156 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,670 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 2,318 Other families, 2016: 112 One parent family, 2016: 247 Lone person households, 2016: 424 Group households, 2016: 87 Couples without dependents, 2016: 808 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,162
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 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: 6 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 30 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 188 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: -2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 316 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 44 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 96 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 304 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 466 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 69 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 862 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,156
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Wellard (West) was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 40.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 1,156 households and account for 40.0% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 69 households, to comprise 2.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.1% in 2016.

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