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City of MandurahPopulation forecast

City of Mandurah

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in City of Mandurah was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Mandurah, 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
City of Mandurah201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Couple families with dependents8,81725.910,98025.512,15824.4+3,341
Couples without dependents11,87134.815,18635.317,71335.6+5,842
Group households8602.51,0522.41,2362.5+376
Lone person households8,66125.411,07125.713,34526.8+4,684
One parent family3,43010.14,1749.74,6689.4+1,238
Other families4531.35551.36411.3+188
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in City of Mandurah was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 34.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 3,315 households and account for 35.3% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 102 households, to comprise 1.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.3% in 2016.

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