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Ellenbrook Town Centre

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Ellenbrook Town Centre was 'Couples without 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
Ellenbrook Town Centre201620262051Change between 2016 and 2051
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents309.438233.258231.8+552
Couples without dependents13442.038533.564635.3+512
Group households206.3635.5744.0+54
Lone person households9630.123620.539021.3+294
One parent family299.1756.51256.8+96
Other families103.180.7120.7+2

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2051: 12 One parent family, 2051: 125 Lone person households, 2051: 390 Group households, 2051: 74 Couples without dependents, 2051: 646 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 582 Other families, 2026: 8 One parent family, 2026: 75 Lone person households, 2026: 236 Group households, 2026: 63 Couples without dependents, 2026: 385 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 382 Other families, 2016: 10 One parent family, 2016: 29 Lone person households, 2016: 96 Group households, 2016: 20 Couples without dependents, 2016: 134 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 30
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: 4 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2051: 50 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2051: 154 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2051: 11 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2051: 261 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2051: 200 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: -2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 46 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 140 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 43 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 251 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 352
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Ellenbrook Town Centre was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 42.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 352 households and account for 33.2% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 2 households, to comprise 0.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.1% in 2016.

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