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North Sydney CouncilPopulation forecast

North Sydney Council

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in North Sydney Council was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in North Sydney 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
North Sydney Council201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Couple families with dependents6,19917.56,71417.06,92216.6+723
Couples without dependents11,15331.512,23830.912,92730.9+1,774
Group households2,7347.72,9947.63,1177.5+383
Lone person households13,14937.215,21438.416,21938.8+3,070
One parent family1,7795.02,0315.12,1765.2+397
Other families3751.14171.14421.1+67
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in North Sydney Council was Lone person households, which accounted for 37.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 2,065 households and account for 38.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 42 households, to comprise 1.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.1% in 2016.

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