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Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Boroondara was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Boroondara, 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 Boroondara201120262041Change between 2011 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents22,47635.924,84633.626,93532.5+4,459
Couples without dependents15,06524.119,47426.322,16426.8+7,099
Group households3,5565.74,0835.54,4505.4+894
Lone person households15,31024.518,64025.221,60026.1+6,290
One parent family4,7587.65,3097.25,8267.0+1,068
Other families1,3902.21,6282.21,7922.2+402

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2015.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 1,792 One parent family, 2041: 5,826 Lone person households, 2041: 21,600 Group households, 2041: 4,450 Couples without dependents, 2041: 22,164 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 26,935 Other families, 2026: 1,628 One parent family, 2026: 5,309 Lone person households, 2026: 18,640 Group households, 2026: 4,083 Couples without dependents, 2026: 19,474 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 24,846 Other families, 2011: 1,390 One parent family, 2011: 4,758 Lone person households, 2011: 15,310 Group households, 2011: 3,556 Couples without dependents, 2011: 15,065 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 22,476
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2015.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 164 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 517 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 2,960 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 367 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 2,690 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 2,089 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 238 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 551 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 3,330 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 527 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 4,409 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 2,370
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Boroondara was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 35.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 4,409 households and account for 26.3% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 238 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.2% in 2011.

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