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City of South PerthPopulation forecast

City of South Perth

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of South Perth was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of South Perth, 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 South Perth201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
Couple families with dependents4,58424.84,90123.66,46723.1+1,883
Couples without dependents5,15327.95,81028.07,73527.6+2,582
Group households1,1756.41,3156.31,8406.6+665
Lone person households5,66430.66,64932.09,24133.0+3,577
One parent family1,3277.21,4246.91,8886.7+561
Other families5873.26513.18703.1+283
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), July 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of South Perth was Lone person households, which accounted for 30.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 985 households and account for 32.0% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 64 households, to comprise 3.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.2% in 2016.

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