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Warilla

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Warilla was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

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
Warilla201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents61122.564322.668722.8+76
Couples without dependents62322.974626.378225.9+159
Group households823.0672.4712.4-11
Lone person households85231.385130.090029.8+48
One parent family45116.644815.848516.1+34
Other families993.6863.0913.0-8

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2019.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 91 One parent family, 2041: 485 Lone person households, 2041: 900 Group households, 2041: 71 Couples without dependents, 2041: 782 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 687 Other families, 2026: 86 One parent family, 2026: 448 Lone person households, 2026: 851 Group households, 2026: 67 Couples without dependents, 2026: 746 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 643 Other families, 2016: 99 One parent family, 2016: 451 Lone person households, 2016: 852 Group households, 2016: 82 Couples without dependents, 2016: 623 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 611
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 37 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 49 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 4 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 36 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 44 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: -13 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: -3 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: -1 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -15 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 123 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 32
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Warilla was Lone person households, which accounted for 31.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 123 households and account for 26.3% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 15 households, to comprise 2.4% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.0% in 2016.

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