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Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Swan 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 City of Swan, 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 Swan201620262051Change between 2016 and 2051
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents17,99937.424,37736.439,74035.5+21,741
Couples without dependents11,94124.817,63426.330,51727.3+18,576
Group households1,4383.01,9572.92,9522.6+1,514
Lone person households9,32319.413,35819.923,10120.7+13,778
One parent family5,72011.97,35111.012,06110.8+6,341
Other families1,7563.62,3043.43,4493.1+1,693

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2019.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2051: 3,449 One parent family, 2051: 12,061 Lone person households, 2051: 23,101 Group households, 2051: 2,952 Couples without dependents, 2051: 30,517 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 39,740 Other families, 2026: 2,304 One parent family, 2026: 7,351 Lone person households, 2026: 13,358 Group households, 2026: 1,957 Couples without dependents, 2026: 17,634 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 24,377 Other families, 2016: 1,756 One parent family, 2016: 5,720 Lone person households, 2016: 9,323 Group households, 2016: 1,438 Couples without dependents, 2016: 11,941 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 17,999
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2051
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2051 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2051: 1,145 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2051: 4,710 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2051: 9,743 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2051: 995 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2051: 12,883 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2051: 15,363 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 548 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 1,631 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 4,035 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 519 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 5,693 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 6,378
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Swan was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 37.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 6,378 households and account for 36.4% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 519 households, to comprise 2.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.0% in 2016.

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