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Swan Valley

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Swan Valley 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
Swan Valley201620262051Change between 2016 and 2051
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents61735.468837.574538.2+128
Couples without dependents64336.865935.968535.1+42
Group households301.7321.7331.7+3
Lone person households26615.226514.428114.4+15
One parent family1156.61136.21266.5+11
Other families744.2784.3824.2+8

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2051: 82 One parent family, 2051: 126 Lone person households, 2051: 281 Group households, 2051: 33 Couples without dependents, 2051: 685 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 745 Other families, 2026: 78 One parent family, 2026: 113 Lone person households, 2026: 265 Group households, 2026: 32 Couples without dependents, 2026: 659 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 688 Other families, 2016: 74 One parent family, 2016: 115 Lone person households, 2016: 266 Group households, 2016: 30 Couples without dependents, 2016: 643 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 617
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: 13 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2051: 16 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2051: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2051: 26 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2051: 57 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 4 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: -2 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: -1 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 16 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 71
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Swan Valley was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 36.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 71 households and account for 37.5% of all households.

In contrast One parent family is forecast to decrease by 2 households, to comprise 6.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 6.6% in 2016.

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