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Forestville

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Forestville 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
Forestville201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,31043.61,38641.81,45740.4+147
Couples without dependents70623.584425.496326.7+257
Group households371.2381.1401.1+3
Lone person households63321.070821.378821.8+155
One parent family2538.42658.02807.8+27
Other families692.3772.3822.3+13

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 82 One parent family, 2036: 280 Lone person households, 2036: 788 Group households, 2036: 40 Couples without dependents, 2036: 963 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,457 Other families, 2026: 77 One parent family, 2026: 265 Lone person households, 2026: 708 Group households, 2026: 38 Couples without dependents, 2026: 844 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,386 Other families, 2016: 69 One parent family, 2016: 253 Lone person households, 2016: 633 Group households, 2016: 37 Couples without dependents, 2016: 706 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,310
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: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 15 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 80 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 119 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 71 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 8 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 12 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 75 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 138 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 76
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Forestville was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 43.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 138 households and account for 25.4% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 1 households, to comprise 1.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.2% in 2016.

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