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Bilgola

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Bilgola 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
Bilgola201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents56543.247536.045534.3-110
Couples without dependents43132.949037.250137.8+70
Group households90.7100.8100.8+1
Lone person households17613.421916.623818.0+62
One parent family987.5957.2937.0-5
Other families302.3292.2282.1-2

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 28 One parent family, 2036: 93 Lone person households, 2036: 238 Group households, 2036: 10 Couples without dependents, 2036: 501 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 455 Other families, 2026: 29 One parent family, 2026: 95 Lone person households, 2026: 219 Group households, 2026: 10 Couples without dependents, 2026: 490 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 475 Other families, 2016: 30 One parent family, 2016: 98 Lone person households, 2016: 176 Group households, 2016: 9 Couples without dependents, 2016: 431 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 565
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: -1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: -2 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 19 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 11 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: -20 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: -1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: -3 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 43 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 59 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -90
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Bilgola was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 43.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 59 households and account for 37.2% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 90 households, to comprise 36.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 43.2% in 2016.

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