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Household types

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, 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
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
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, February 2019.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 1,200 One parent family, 2041: 2,841 Lone person households, 2041: 3,247 Group households, 2041: 408 Couples without dependents, 2041: 3,420 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 10,152 Other families, 2026: 540 One parent family, 2026: 1,108 Lone person households, 2026: 1,236 Group households, 2026: 184 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,407 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 4,295 Other families, 2016: 74 One parent family, 2016: 109 Lone person households, 2016: 210 Group households, 2016: 19 Couples without dependents, 2016: 195 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 363
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2019.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 660 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 1,733 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 2,011 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 224 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 2,013 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 5,857 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 466 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 999 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,026 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 165 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,212 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 3,932
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, February 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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