City of BrimbankPopulation 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 Brimbank

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Brimbank was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Brimbank, 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 Brimbank201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents27,28440.327,37737.128,36436.0+1,080
Couples without dependents17,67826.119,80526.821,06626.8+3,388
Group households2,2203.32,3403.22,4853.2+265
Lone person households9,98214.812,77817.314,37518.3+4,393
One parent family7,25010.78,06110.98,67811.0+1,428
Other families3,2474.83,4534.73,7624.8+515

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 3,762 One parent family, 2041: 8,678 Lone person households, 2041: 14,375 Group households, 2041: 2,485 Couples without dependents, 2041: 21,066 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 28,364 Other families, 2026: 3,453 One parent family, 2026: 8,061 Lone person households, 2026: 12,778 Group households, 2026: 2,340 Couples without dependents, 2026: 19,805 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 27,377 Other families, 2016: 3,247 One parent family, 2016: 7,250 Lone person households, 2016: 9,982 Group households, 2016: 2,220 Couples without dependents, 2016: 17,678 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 27,284
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, September 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: 309 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 617 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 1,597 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 145 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,261 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 987 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 206 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 811 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 2,796 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 120 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,127 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 93
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Brimbank was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 40.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 2,796 households and account for 17.3% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to increase by 93 households, to comprise 37.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 40.3% in 2016.

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