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Shire of Serpentine JarrahdalePopulation forecast

Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale 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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale, 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
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents3,96643.06,71842.69,67341.5+5,707
Couples without dependents2,74629.84,52028.76,84529.4+4,099
Group households1942.14012.56332.7+439
Lone person households1,25313.62,15713.73,26514.0+2,012
One parent family8409.11,61710.32,41410.4+1,574
Other families2192.43422.24792.1+260
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 43.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 2,752 households and account for 42.6% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 123 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.4% in 2016.

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