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Elanora Heights

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Elanora Heights 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
Elanora Heights201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents76153.270548.568946.3-72
Couples without dependents36825.741328.444329.8+75
Group households292.0322.2332.2+4
Lone person households15110.617812.319913.4+48
One parent family936.5966.6966.4+3
Other families292.0292.0291.90

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 29 One parent family, 2036: 96 Lone person households, 2036: 199 Group households, 2036: 33 Couples without dependents, 2036: 443 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 689 Other families, 2026: 29 One parent family, 2026: 96 Lone person households, 2026: 178 Group households, 2026: 32 Couples without dependents, 2026: 413 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 705 Other families, 2016: 29 One parent family, 2016: 93 Lone person households, 2016: 151 Group households, 2016: 29 Couples without dependents, 2016: 368 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 761
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: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 0 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 21 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 30 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: -16 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 27 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 45 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -56
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Elanora Heights was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 53.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 45 households and account for 28.4% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 56 households, to comprise 48.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 53.2% in 2016.

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