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Terrey Hills - Duffys Forest

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Terrey Hills - Duffys Forest 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
Terrey Hills - Duffys Forest201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents58051.156645.558444.2+4
Couples without dependents31427.738030.540130.4+87
Group households221.9231.8241.8+2
Lone person households11710.316413.219214.5+75
One parent family756.6826.6906.8+15
Other families272.4302.4302.3+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: 30 One parent family, 2036: 90 Lone person households, 2036: 192 Group households, 2036: 24 Couples without dependents, 2036: 401 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 584 Other families, 2026: 30 One parent family, 2026: 82 Lone person households, 2026: 164 Group households, 2026: 23 Couples without dependents, 2026: 380 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 566 Other families, 2016: 27 One parent family, 2016: 75 Lone person households, 2016: 117 Group households, 2016: 22 Couples without dependents, 2016: 314 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 580
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: 8 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 28 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 21 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 18 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 7 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 47 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 66 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -14
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Terrey Hills - Duffys Forest was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 51.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 66 households and account for 30.5% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 14 households, to comprise 45.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 51.1% in 2016.

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