City of ParramattaPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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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 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without 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 Parramatta201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents30,46036.338,30233.047,02631.8+16,566
Couples without dependents21,35525.530,66726.438,55426.1+17,199
Group households3,4194.15,5404.87,2114.9+3,792
Lone person households17,58021.026,60422.936,23324.5+18,653
One parent family7,4618.99,9048.512,6298.5+5,168
Other families3,6194.35,0124.36,2924.3+2,673

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 6,292 One parent family, 2036: 12,629 Lone person households, 2036: 36,233 Group households, 2036: 7,211 Couples without dependents, 2036: 38,554 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 47,026 Other families, 2026: 5,012 One parent family, 2026: 9,904 Lone person households, 2026: 26,604 Group households, 2026: 5,540 Couples without dependents, 2026: 30,667 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 38,302 Other families, 2016: 3,619 One parent family, 2016: 7,461 Lone person households, 2016: 17,580 Group households, 2016: 3,419 Couples without dependents, 2016: 21,355 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 30,460
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 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: 1,280 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 2,725 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 9,629 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 1,671 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 7,887 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 8,724 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 1,393 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 2,443 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 9,024 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 2,121 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 9,312 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 7,842
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Parramatta was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 36.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 9,312 households and account for 26.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 1,393 households, to comprise 4.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 4.3% in 2016.

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