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 dependents4,44123.55,19623.76,90923.9+2,468
Couples without dependents5,33328.36,21128.38,11428.1+2,781
Group households1,2046.41,4146.41,9016.6+697
Lone person households5,93531.46,86431.38,96331.0+3,028
One parent family1,3237.01,5206.92,0287.0+705
Other families6363.47473.49873.4+351

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 987 One parent family, 2041: 2,028 Lone person households, 2041: 8,963 Group households, 2041: 1,901 Couples without dependents, 2041: 8,114 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 6,909 Other families, 2026: 747 One parent family, 2026: 1,520 Lone person households, 2026: 6,864 Group households, 2026: 1,414 Couples without dependents, 2026: 6,211 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 5,196 Other families, 2016: 636 One parent family, 2016: 1,323 Lone person households, 2016: 5,935 Group households, 2016: 1,204 Couples without dependents, 2016: 5,333 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 4,441
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 240 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 508 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 2,099 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 487 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,903 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,713 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 111 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 197 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 929 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 210 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 878 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 755
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of South Perth was Lone person households, which accounted for 31.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 929 households and account for 31.3% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 111 households, to comprise 3.4% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.4% in 2016.

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