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Chinatown - CBD South

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Chinatown - CBD South was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Sydney, 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
Chinatown - CBD South201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents6789.41,0479.71,33410.2+656
Couples without dependents2,16929.93,12729.03,86029.5+1,691
Group households1,87825.92,78425.83,48926.6+1,611
Lone person households1,72823.82,53123.52,78321.2+1,055
One parent family2974.15715.37625.8+465
Other families4966.87236.78736.7+377

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, February 2019.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 873 One parent family, 2041: 762 Lone person households, 2041: 2,783 Group households, 2041: 3,489 Couples without dependents, 2041: 3,860 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 1,334 Other families, 2026: 723 One parent family, 2026: 571 Lone person households, 2026: 2,531 Group households, 2026: 2,784 Couples without dependents, 2026: 3,127 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,047 Other families, 2016: 496 One parent family, 2016: 297 Lone person households, 2016: 1,728 Group households, 2016: 1,878 Couples without dependents, 2016: 2,169 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 678
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2019.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 150 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 191 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 252 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 705 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 733 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 287 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 227 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 274 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 803 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 906 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 958 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 369
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Chinatown - CBD South was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 29.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 958 households and account for 29.0% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 227 households, to comprise 6.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 6.8% in 2016.

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