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Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Newport was 'Couple families with 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
Newport201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,27033.51,22431.51,21030.7-60
Couples without dependents1,13529.91,19930.81,21830.9+83
Group households1203.21243.21253.2+5
Lone person households84522.392823.998224.9+137
One parent family3419.03318.53268.3-15
Other families802.1842.2852.2+5

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 85 One parent family, 2036: 326 Lone person households, 2036: 982 Group households, 2036: 125 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,218 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,210 Other families, 2026: 84 One parent family, 2026: 331 Lone person households, 2026: 928 Group households, 2026: 124 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,199 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,224 Other families, 2016: 80 One parent family, 2016: 341 Lone person households, 2016: 845 Group households, 2016: 120 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,135 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,270
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: -5 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 54 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 19 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: -14 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 4 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: -10 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 83 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 4 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 64 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -46
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Newport was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 33.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 83 households and account for 23.9% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 46 households, to comprise 31.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 33.5% in 2016.

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