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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Fairlight was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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
Fairlight201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents75428.273626.673025.5-24
Couples without dependents92734.697535.31,02335.7+96
Group households1856.91766.41806.3-5
Lone person households62023.267924.672625.4+106
One parent family1636.11696.11726.0+9
Other families291.1301.1321.1+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: 32 One parent family, 2036: 172 Lone person households, 2036: 726 Group households, 2036: 180 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,023 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 730 Other families, 2026: 30 One parent family, 2026: 169 Lone person households, 2026: 679 Group households, 2026: 176 Couples without dependents, 2026: 975 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 736 Other families, 2016: 29 One parent family, 2016: 163 Lone person households, 2016: 620 Group households, 2016: 185 Couples without dependents, 2016: 927 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 754
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: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 3 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 47 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 4 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 48 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: -6 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 6 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 59 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -9 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 48 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -18
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Fairlight was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 34.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 59 households and account for 24.6% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 18 households, to comprise 26.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 28.2% in 2016.

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