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City of WannerooPopulation forecast

City of Wanneroo

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Wanneroo was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2021 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Wanneroo, 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
City of Wanneroo201620212041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents27,56241.028,94339.746,57037.0+19,008
Couples without dependents16,26424.218,56025.534,35427.3+18,090
Group households1,8492.81,9282.63,3132.6+1,464
Lone person households11,48217.112,83517.624,66919.6+13,187
One parent family7,75811.68,19811.313,40210.6+5,644
Other families2,2343.32,3723.33,6202.9+1,386
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2020.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Wanneroo was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 41.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2021 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 2,296 households and account for 25.5% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 79 households, to comprise 2.6% of all households in 2021, compared to 2.8% in 2016.

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