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Ballajura

Household types

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

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
Ballajura201620262051Change between 2016 and 2051
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,69242.22,70239.32,90037.0+208
Couples without dependents1,45022.71,66824.21,94724.8+497
Group households1752.71892.72022.6+27
Lone person households97615.31,21517.71,55719.9+581
One parent family81012.781911.992111.8+111
Other families2734.32884.23104.0+37

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2051: 310 One parent family, 2051: 921 Lone person households, 2051: 1,557 Group households, 2051: 202 Couples without dependents, 2051: 1,947 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 2,900 Other families, 2026: 288 One parent family, 2026: 819 Lone person households, 2026: 1,215 Group households, 2026: 189 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,668 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 2,702 Other families, 2016: 273 One parent family, 2016: 810 Lone person households, 2016: 976 Group households, 2016: 175 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,450 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 2,692
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: 22 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2051: 102 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2051: 342 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2051: 13 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2051: 279 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2051: 198 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 15 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 9 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 239 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 14 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 218 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 10
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Ballajura was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 42.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 239 households and account for 17.7% of all households.

In contrast One parent family is forecast to increase by 9 households, to comprise 11.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 12.7% in 2016.

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