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Mortimer District

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Mortimer District 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
Mortimer District201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents33841.368840.41,89645.9+1,558
Couples without dependents23028.149028.81,03325.0+803
Group households212.6523.1721.7+51
Lone person households13616.625515.059214.3+456
One parent family546.61629.53608.7+306
Other families394.8543.21804.4+141

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 180 One parent family, 2036: 360 Lone person households, 2036: 592 Group households, 2036: 72 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,033 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,896 Other families, 2026: 54 One parent family, 2026: 162 Lone person households, 2026: 255 Group households, 2026: 52 Couples without dependents, 2026: 490 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 688 Other families, 2016: 39 One parent family, 2016: 54 Lone person households, 2016: 136 Group households, 2016: 21 Couples without dependents, 2016: 230 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 338
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: 126 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 198 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 337 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 20 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 543 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,208 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 15 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 108 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 119 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 31 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 260 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 350
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Mortimer District was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 41.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 350 households and account for 40.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 15 households, to comprise 3.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 4.8% in 2016.

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