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Illawong

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Illawong was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Sutherland Shire, 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
Illawong201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,24151.61,14546.71,11344.6-128
Couples without dependents66027.473129.871428.6+54
Group households190.8150.6150.6-4
Lone person households2209.130412.439415.8+174
One parent family1676.91606.51656.6-2
Other families984.1963.9973.9-1

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 97 One parent family, 2036: 165 Lone person households, 2036: 394 Group households, 2036: 15 Couples without dependents, 2036: 714 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,113 Other families, 2026: 96 One parent family, 2026: 160 Lone person households, 2026: 304 Group households, 2026: 15 Couples without dependents, 2026: 731 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,145 Other families, 2016: 98 One parent family, 2016: 167 Lone person households, 2016: 220 Group households, 2016: 19 Couples without dependents, 2016: 660 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,241
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 5 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 90 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: -17 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: -32 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: -2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: -7 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 84 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -4 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 71 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -96
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Illawong was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 51.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 84 households and account for 12.4% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 96 households, to comprise 46.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 51.6% in 2016.

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