City of BoroondaraPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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City of Boroondara

Household types

In 2016, 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 Boroondara201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents23,17534.924,67333.326,79032.4+3,615
Couples without dependents16,79625.319,77726.722,44227.1+5,646
Group households3,7645.74,1325.64,4785.4+714
Lone person households16,23424.518,55425.121,47825.9+5,244
One parent family4,9337.45,2847.15,8027.0+869
Other families1,4822.21,6422.21,7962.2+314

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 1,796 One parent family, 2041: 5,802 Lone person households, 2041: 21,478 Group households, 2041: 4,478 Couples without dependents, 2041: 22,442 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 26,790 Other families, 2026: 1,642 One parent family, 2026: 5,284 Lone person households, 2026: 18,554 Group households, 2026: 4,132 Couples without dependents, 2026: 19,777 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 24,673 Other families, 2016: 1,482 One parent family, 2016: 4,933 Lone person households, 2016: 16,234 Group households, 2016: 3,764 Couples without dependents, 2016: 16,796 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 23,175
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 154 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 518 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 2,924 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 346 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 2,665 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 2,117 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 160 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 351 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 2,320 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 368 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,981 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,498
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Boroondara was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 34.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 2,981 households and account for 26.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 160 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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