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Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Willoughby 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
Willoughby201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents98140.61,12837.01,26535.7+284
Couples without dependents54822.774624.589625.3+348
Group households994.11304.31494.2+50
Lone person households50520.968422.481322.9+308
One parent family2249.32819.23279.2+103
Other families602.5802.6942.7+34

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 94 One parent family, 2036: 327 Lone person households, 2036: 813 Group households, 2036: 149 Couples without dependents, 2036: 896 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,265 Other families, 2026: 80 One parent family, 2026: 281 Lone person households, 2026: 684 Group households, 2026: 130 Couples without dependents, 2026: 746 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,128 Other families, 2016: 60 One parent family, 2016: 224 Lone person households, 2016: 505 Group households, 2016: 99 Couples without dependents, 2016: 548 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 981
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: 14 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 46 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 129 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 19 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 150 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 137 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 20 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 57 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 179 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 31 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 198 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 147
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Willoughby was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 40.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 198 households and account for 24.5% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 20 households, to comprise 2.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.5% in 2016.

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