City of RockinghamPopulation 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 Rockingham

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Rockingham was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Rockingham, 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 Rockingham201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents17,25136.522,66736.324,89734.6+7,646
Couples without dependents13,86929.419,18530.722,88431.8+9,015
Group households1,2932.71,6462.61,8102.5+517
Lone person households9,16819.412,03819.314,65820.4+5,490
One parent family4,76210.15,7959.36,2638.7+1,501
Other families8821.91,1721.91,3521.9+470

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,352 One parent family, 2036: 6,263 Lone person households, 2036: 14,658 Group households, 2036: 1,810 Couples without dependents, 2036: 22,884 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 24,897 Other families, 2026: 1,172 One parent family, 2026: 5,795 Lone person households, 2026: 12,038 Group households, 2026: 1,646 Couples without dependents, 2026: 19,185 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 22,667 Other families, 2016: 882 One parent family, 2016: 4,762 Lone person households, 2016: 9,168 Group households, 2016: 1,293 Couples without dependents, 2016: 13,869 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 17,251
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: 180 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 468 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,620 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 164 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 3,699 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,230 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 290 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 1,033 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 2,870 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 353 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 5,316 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 5,416
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 Rockingham was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 36.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 5,416 households and account for 36.3% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 290 households, to comprise 1.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.9% in 2016.

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