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St Leonards

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in St Leonards was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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
St Leonards201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents17014.523115.734615.6+176
Couples without dependents43036.651034.776834.6+338
Group households756.41047.11627.3+87
Lone person households42035.854937.383237.5+412
One parent family463.9463.1632.8+17
Other families332.8312.1472.1+14

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 47 One parent family, 2036: 63 Lone person households, 2036: 832 Group households, 2036: 162 Couples without dependents, 2036: 768 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 346 Other families, 2026: 31 One parent family, 2026: 46 Lone person households, 2026: 549 Group households, 2026: 104 Couples without dependents, 2026: 510 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 231 Other families, 2016: 33 One parent family, 2016: 46 Lone person households, 2016: 420 Group households, 2016: 75 Couples without dependents, 2016: 430 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 170
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: 16 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 17 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 283 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 58 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 258 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 115 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: -2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 129 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 29 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 80 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 61
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in St Leonards was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 36.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 129 households and account for 37.3% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 2 households, to comprise 2.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.8% in 2016.

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