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City of Parramatta

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Parramatta was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2036 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Parramatta, 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
City of Parramatta201620362041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents31,56538.556,31634.060,97033.1+29,405
Couples without dependents18,99123.240,91724.745,61924.8+26,628
Group households3,9174.87,6154.68,3674.5+4,450
Lone person households16,54020.238,47723.244,20224.0+27,662
One parent family7,2428.815,8409.617,6709.6+10,428
Other families3,7444.66,5534.07,2123.9+3,468

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2019.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 7,212 One parent family, 2041: 17,670 Lone person households, 2041: 44,202 Group households, 2041: 8,367 Couples without dependents, 2041: 45,619 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 60,970 Other families, 2036: 6,553 One parent family, 2036: 15,840 Lone person households, 2036: 38,477 Group households, 2036: 7,615 Couples without dependents, 2036: 40,917 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 56,316 Other families, 2016: 3,744 One parent family, 2016: 7,242 Lone person households, 2016: 16,540 Group households, 2016: 3,917 Couples without dependents, 2016: 18,991 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 31,565
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2019.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2036 to 2041: 659 Forecast change in One parent family,  2036 to 2041: 1,830 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2036 to 2041: 5,725 Forecast change in Group households,  2036 to 2041: 752 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2036 to 2041: 4,702 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2036 to 2041: 4,654 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2036: 2,809 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2036: 8,598 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2036: 21,937 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2036: 3,698 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2036: 21,926 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2036: 24,751
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Parramatta was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 38.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2036 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 24,751 households and account for 34.0% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 2,809 households, to comprise 4.0% of all households in 2036, compared to 4.6% in 2016.

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