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Strathfield CouncilPopulation forecast

Strathfield Council

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Strathfield Council was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Strathfield Council, 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
Strathfield Council201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents5,56339.17,56637.37,90635.9+2,343
Couples without dependents3,57725.15,34426.35,91126.9+2,334
Group households8415.91,2346.11,2565.7+415
Lone person households2,25915.93,39216.73,94017.9+1,681
One parent family1,1658.21,5727.81,7257.8+560
Other families8215.81,1755.81,2605.7+439
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Strathfield Council was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 39.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 2,003 households and account for 37.3% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 354 households, to comprise 5.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 5.8% in 2016.

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