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City of Glen Eira

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Glen Eira was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2021 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Glen Eira, 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 Glen Eira201120212036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents17,74832.620,01632.022,35430.8+4,606
Couples without dependents13,09424.115,45024.718,33025.2+5,236
Group households2,9975.53,4745.63,9335.4+936
Lone person households15,04927.717,43327.921,16029.1+6,111
One parent family4,3177.94,7737.65,3917.4+1,074
Other families1,1672.11,3082.11,4842.0+317

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2015.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,484 One parent family, 2036: 5,391 Lone person households, 2036: 21,160 Group households, 2036: 3,933 Couples without dependents, 2036: 18,330 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 22,354 Other families, 2021: 1,308 One parent family, 2021: 4,773 Lone person households, 2021: 17,433 Group households, 2021: 3,474 Couples without dependents, 2021: 15,450 Couple families with dependents, 2021: 20,016 Other families, 2011: 1,167 One parent family, 2011: 4,317 Lone person households, 2011: 15,049 Group households, 2011: 2,997 Couples without dependents, 2011: 13,094 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 17,748
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2015.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2021 to 2036: 176 Forecast change in One parent family,  2021 to 2036: 618 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2021 to 2036: 3,727 Forecast change in Group households,  2021 to 2036: 459 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2021 to 2036: 2,880 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2021 to 2036: 2,338 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2021: 141 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2021: 456 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2021: 2,384 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2021: 477 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2021: 2,356 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2021: 2,268
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Glen Eira was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 32.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2021 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 2,384 households and account for 27.9% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 141 households, to comprise 2.1% of all households in 2021, compared to 2.1% in 2011.

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