City of Glen EiraPopulation 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 Glen Eira

Household types

In 2016, 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 Eira201620212036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents18,80532.320,10232.022,59630.8+3,791
Couples without dependents14,44624.815,76525.118,68925.5+4,243
Group households3,1945.53,4875.63,9805.4+786
Lone person households15,82327.217,20627.421,02428.7+5,201
One parent family4,6518.04,9037.85,5367.5+885
Other families1,2492.11,3522.21,5292.1+280

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,529 One parent family, 2036: 5,536 Lone person households, 2036: 21,024 Group households, 2036: 3,980 Couples without dependents, 2036: 18,689 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 22,596 Other families, 2021: 1,352 One parent family, 2021: 4,903 Lone person households, 2021: 17,206 Group households, 2021: 3,487 Couples without dependents, 2021: 15,765 Couple families with dependents, 2021: 20,102 Other families, 2016: 1,249 One parent family, 2016: 4,651 Lone person households, 2016: 15,823 Group households, 2016: 3,194 Couples without dependents, 2016: 14,446 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 18,805
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2021 to 2036: 177 Forecast change in One parent family,  2021 to 2036: 633 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2021 to 2036: 3,818 Forecast change in Group households,  2021 to 2036: 493 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2021 to 2036: 2,924 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2021 to 2036: 2,494 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2021: 103 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2021: 252 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2021: 1,383 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2021: 293 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2021: 1,319 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2021: 1,297
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Glen Eira was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 32.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2021 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 1,383 households and account for 27.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 103 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2021, compared to 2.1% in 2016.

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