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Collaroy Plateau

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Collaroy Plateau 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
Collaroy Plateau201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents75650.774648.276547.4+9
Couples without dependents37024.841426.744027.3+70
Group households291.9301.9301.9+1
Lone person households16110.817811.519011.8+29
One parent family1278.51298.31378.5+10
Other families493.3513.3523.2+3

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 52 One parent family, 2036: 137 Lone person households, 2036: 190 Group households, 2036: 30 Couples without dependents, 2036: 440 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 765 Other families, 2026: 51 One parent family, 2026: 129 Lone person households, 2026: 178 Group households, 2026: 30 Couples without dependents, 2026: 414 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 746 Other families, 2016: 49 One parent family, 2016: 127 Lone person households, 2016: 161 Group households, 2016: 29 Couples without dependents, 2016: 370 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 756
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: 8 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 12 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 26 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 19 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 17 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 44 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -10
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 Plateau was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 50.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 44 households and account for 26.7% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 10 households, to comprise 48.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 50.7% in 2016.

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