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Ellenbrook

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Ellenbrook 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
Ellenbrook201620262051Change between 2016 and 2051
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents5,94343.37,86340.89,22336.2+3,280
Couples without dependents3,43225.05,26227.37,65730.1+4,225
Group households3052.24372.35182.0+213
Lone person households2,08215.23,17816.54,81218.9+2,730
One parent family1,60711.72,03310.52,60410.2+997
Other families3702.75032.66532.6+283

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2051: 653 One parent family, 2051: 2,604 Lone person households, 2051: 4,812 Group households, 2051: 518 Couples without dependents, 2051: 7,657 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 9,223 Other families, 2026: 503 One parent family, 2026: 2,033 Lone person households, 2026: 3,178 Group households, 2026: 437 Couples without dependents, 2026: 5,262 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 7,863 Other families, 2016: 370 One parent family, 2016: 1,607 Lone person households, 2016: 2,082 Group households, 2016: 305 Couples without dependents, 2016: 3,432 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 5,943
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: 150 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2051: 571 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2051: 1,634 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2051: 81 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2051: 2,395 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2051: 1,360 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 133 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 426 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,096 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 132 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,830 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,920
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 was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 43.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 1,920 households and account for 40.8% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 132 households, to comprise 2.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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