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Chatswood (Balance - West)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Chatswood (Balance - West) was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Willoughby City, 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
Chatswood (Balance - West)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,09037.41,10836.51,06334.5-27
Couples without dependents89430.696231.71,01032.8+116
Group households2197.52086.92056.7-14
Lone person households46616.050016.554417.7+78
One parent family1555.31655.41685.5+13
Other families933.2923.0923.0-1

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 92 One parent family, 2036: 168 Lone person households, 2036: 544 Group households, 2036: 205 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,010 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,063 Other families, 2026: 92 One parent family, 2026: 165 Lone person households, 2026: 500 Group households, 2026: 208 Couples without dependents, 2026: 962 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,108 Other families, 2016: 93 One parent family, 2016: 155 Lone person households, 2016: 466 Group households, 2016: 219 Couples without dependents, 2016: 894 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,090
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 3 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 44 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: -3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 48 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: -45 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: -1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 10 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 34 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -11 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 68 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 18
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Chatswood (Balance - West) was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 37.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 68 households and account for 31.7% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 11 households, to comprise 6.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 7.5% in 2016.

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