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Narrabeen

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Narrabeen was 'Lone person households', 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
Narrabeen201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents71918.280318.885218.5+133
Couples without dependents1,18229.91,36431.91,50932.7+327
Group households1584.01734.11823.9+24
Lone person households1,51538.41,53135.81,64835.8+133
One parent family3148.03327.83437.4+29
Other families611.5681.6741.6+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: 74 One parent family, 2036: 343 Lone person households, 2036: 1,648 Group households, 2036: 182 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,509 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 852 Other families, 2026: 68 One parent family, 2026: 332 Lone person households, 2026: 1,531 Group households, 2026: 173 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,364 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 803 Other families, 2016: 61 One parent family, 2016: 314 Lone person households, 2016: 1,515 Group households, 2016: 158 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,182 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 719
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: 6 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 11 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 117 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 9 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 145 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 49 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 7 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 18 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 16 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 15 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 182 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 84
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Narrabeen was Lone person households, which accounted for 38.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 182 households and account for 31.9% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 7 households, to comprise 1.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.5% in 2016.

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