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Liverpool City CouncilPopulation forecast

In 2016, the dominant household type in Austral 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 Liverpool City Council, 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
Austral201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
Couple families with dependents36337.44,29549.010,15247.7+9,789
Couples without dependents19520.11,40716.03,42016.1+3,225
Group households192.01842.14081.9+389
Lone person households21021.61,23614.13,24715.3+3,037
One parent family10911.21,10812.62,84113.4+2,732
Other families747.65406.21,2005.6+1,126
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, March 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Austral was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 37.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 3,932 households and account for 49.0% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 165 households, to comprise 2.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.0% in 2016.

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