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Davidson

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Davidson 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
Davidson201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents44248.144644.251944.9+77
Couples without dependents28430.934434.137932.8+95
Group households10.130.330.3+2
Lone person households818.810510.412911.1+48
One parent family859.2868.51008.6+15
Other families262.8262.6272.3+1

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 27 One parent family, 2036: 100 Lone person households, 2036: 129 Group households, 2036: 3 Couples without dependents, 2036: 379 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 519 Other families, 2026: 26 One parent family, 2026: 86 Lone person households, 2026: 105 Group households, 2026: 3 Couples without dependents, 2026: 344 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 446 Other families, 2016: 26 One parent family, 2016: 85 Lone person households, 2016: 81 Group households, 2016: 1 Couples without dependents, 2016: 284 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 442
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: 14 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 24 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 35 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 73 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 24 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 60 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 4
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Davidson was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 48.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 60 households and account for 34.1% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 0 households, to comprise 2.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.8% in 2016.

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