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Balgowlah

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Balgowlah was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Northern Beaches Council area, 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
Balgowlah201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,23838.11,30037.31,34836.3+110
Couples without dependents97930.21,05730.31,15531.1+176
Group households1203.71293.71463.9+26
Lone person households61619.068819.773619.8+120
One parent family2367.32527.22647.1+28
Other families571.8601.7661.8+9

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 66 One parent family, 2036: 264 Lone person households, 2036: 736 Group households, 2036: 146 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,155 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,348 Other families, 2026: 60 One parent family, 2026: 252 Lone person households, 2026: 688 Group households, 2026: 129 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,057 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,300 Other families, 2016: 57 One parent family, 2016: 236 Lone person households, 2016: 616 Group households, 2016: 120 Couples without dependents, 2016: 979 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,238
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 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: 6 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 12 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 48 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 17 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 98 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 48 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 16 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 72 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 9 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 78 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 62
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Balgowlah was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 38.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 78 households and account for 30.3% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 3 households, to comprise 1.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.8% in 2016.

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