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North Narrabeen

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in North Narrabeen 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
North Narrabeen201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents85241.180437.477535.6-77
Couples without dependents52925.559327.660928.0+80
Group households612.9622.9642.9+3
Lone person households38818.744220.647721.9+89
One parent family1768.51828.51858.5+9
Other families663.2663.1663.00

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 66 One parent family, 2036: 185 Lone person households, 2036: 477 Group households, 2036: 64 Couples without dependents, 2036: 609 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 775 Other families, 2026: 66 One parent family, 2026: 182 Lone person households, 2026: 442 Group households, 2026: 62 Couples without dependents, 2026: 593 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 804 Other families, 2016: 66 One parent family, 2016: 176 Lone person households, 2016: 388 Group households, 2016: 61 Couples without dependents, 2016: 529 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 852
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: 3 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 35 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 16 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: -29 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 6 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 54 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 64 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -48
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in North Narrabeen was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 41.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 64 households and account for 27.6% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 48 households, to comprise 37.4% of all households in 2026, compared to 41.1% in 2016.

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