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City of ParramattaPopulation forecast

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 dependents31,56538.556,21933.760,84933.0+29,284
Couples without dependents18,99123.241,36524.845,90724.9+26,916
Group households3,9174.87,6964.68,4024.6+4,485
Lone person households16,54020.238,86323.344,47724.1+27,937
One parent family7,2428.815,9219.617,7449.6+10,502
Other families3,7444.66,5703.97,2153.9+3,471
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), 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 24,654 households and account for 33.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 2,826 households, to comprise 3.9% of all households in 2036, compared to 4.6% in 2016.

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