City of South PerthPopulation 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 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
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
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

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2018.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 870 One parent family, 2041: 1,888 Lone person households, 2041: 9,241 Group households, 2041: 1,840 Couples without dependents, 2041: 7,735 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 6,467 Other families, 2026: 651 One parent family, 2026: 1,424 Lone person households, 2026: 6,649 Group households, 2026: 1,315 Couples without dependents, 2026: 5,810 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 4,901 Other families, 2016: 587 One parent family, 2016: 1,327 Lone person households, 2016: 5,664 Group households, 2016: 1,175 Couples without dependents, 2016: 5,153 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 4,584
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2018.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 219 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 464 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 2,592 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 525 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,925 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,566 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 64 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 97 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 985 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 140 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 657 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 317
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, 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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