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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 Darebin

Household types

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

Analysing the future household structure in City of Darebin, 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 Darebin201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents17,42428.321,27928.425,75927.8+8,335
Couples without dependents14,80924.018,24624.422,89224.7+8,083
Group households4,5097.35,3807.26,2796.8+1,770
Lone person households17,14727.820,75127.726,24228.3+9,095
One parent family5,9999.77,1619.68,8799.6+2,880
Other families1,7602.92,1042.82,5792.8+819

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 2,579 One parent family, 2041: 8,879 Lone person households, 2041: 26,242 Group households, 2041: 6,279 Couples without dependents, 2041: 22,892 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 25,759 Other families, 2026: 2,104 One parent family, 2026: 7,161 Lone person households, 2026: 20,751 Group households, 2026: 5,380 Couples without dependents, 2026: 18,246 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 21,279 Other families, 2016: 1,760 One parent family, 2016: 5,999 Lone person households, 2016: 17,147 Group households, 2016: 4,509 Couples without dependents, 2016: 14,809 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 17,424
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: 475 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 1,718 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 5,491 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 899 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 4,646 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 4,480 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 344 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 1,162 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 3,604 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 871 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 3,437 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 3,855
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 Darebin was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 28.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 3,855 households and account for 28.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 344 households, to comprise 2.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.9% in 2016.

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