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Brookvale

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Brookvale was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with 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
Brookvale201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents39427.146528.748427.4+90
Couples without dependents40327.842626.246426.2+61
Group households906.2915.6985.5+8
Lone person households40027.544727.550528.5+105
One parent family1309.01549.51749.8+44
Other families352.4402.5442.5+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: 44 One parent family, 2036: 174 Lone person households, 2036: 505 Group households, 2036: 98 Couples without dependents, 2036: 464 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 484 Other families, 2026: 40 One parent family, 2026: 154 Lone person households, 2026: 447 Group households, 2026: 91 Couples without dependents, 2026: 426 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 465 Other families, 2016: 35 One parent family, 2016: 130 Lone person households, 2016: 400 Group households, 2016: 90 Couples without dependents, 2016: 403 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 394
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: 4 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 20 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 58 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 7 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 38 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 19 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 24 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 47 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 23 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 71
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Brookvale was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 27.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 71 households and account for 28.7% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 1 households, to comprise 5.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 6.2% in 2016.

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