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Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Midland was 'Lone person households', 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
Midland201620262051Change between 2016 and 2051
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,22020.71,60421.12,08118.5+861
Couples without dependents1,20520.51,57220.72,42021.5+1,215
Group households3115.33885.15825.2+271
Lone person households2,09435.62,69235.44,31738.3+2,223
One parent family86414.71,11114.61,55913.8+695
Other families1863.22293.03022.7+116

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2051: 302 One parent family, 2051: 1,559 Lone person households, 2051: 4,317 Group households, 2051: 582 Couples without dependents, 2051: 2,420 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 2,081 Other families, 2026: 229 One parent family, 2026: 1,111 Lone person households, 2026: 2,692 Group households, 2026: 388 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,572 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,604 Other families, 2016: 186 One parent family, 2016: 864 Lone person households, 2016: 2,094 Group households, 2016: 311 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,205 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,220
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: 73 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2051: 448 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2051: 1,625 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2051: 194 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2051: 848 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2051: 477 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 43 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 247 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 598 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 77 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 367 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 384
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Midland was Lone person households, which accounted for 35.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 598 households and account for 35.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 43 households, to comprise 3.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.2% in 2016.

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