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Collaroy

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Collaroy was 'Couples without 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
Collaroy201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents99731.31,00329.61,05429.0+57
Couples without dependents1,01431.81,12933.31,21533.4+201
Group households1213.81344.01423.9+21
Lone person households72822.876922.784323.2+115
One parent family2397.52587.62797.7+40
Other families912.9982.91052.9+14

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 105 One parent family, 2036: 279 Lone person households, 2036: 843 Group households, 2036: 142 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,215 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,054 Other families, 2026: 98 One parent family, 2026: 258 Lone person households, 2026: 769 Group households, 2026: 134 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,129 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,003 Other families, 2016: 91 One parent family, 2016: 239 Lone person households, 2016: 728 Group households, 2016: 121 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,014 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 997
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: 7 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 21 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 74 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 8 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 86 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 51 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 7 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 19 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 41 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 13 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 115 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 6
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Collaroy was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 31.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 115 households and account for 33.3% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to increase by 6 households, to comprise 29.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 31.3% in 2016.

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