In 2016, the dominant household type in Mount Warrigal was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.
Analysing the future household structure in Shellharbour City, 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|
|Mount Warrigal||2016||2026||2041||Change between 2016 and 2041|
|Couple families with dependents||558||30.3||528||28.0||559||28.5||+1||-30||31||0.0000||0.0000||0.179211466322375||-30|
|Couples without dependents||568||30.9||631||33.4||701||35.8||+133||63||70||0.0000||0.0000||23.4154925455019||63|
|Lone person households||336||18.3||423||22.4||370||18.9||+34||87||-53||0.0000||0.0000||10.1190473178855||87|
|One parent family||285||15.5||240||12.7||258||13.2||-27||-45||18||0.0000||0.0000||-9.47368387811636||-45|
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, May 2019.
In 2016, the dominant household type in Mount Warrigal was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 30.9% of all households.
The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 87 households and account for 22.4% of all households.
In contrast One parent family is forecast to decrease by 45 households, to comprise 12.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 15.5% in 2016.