Hume City CouncilPopulation forecast
census-message-logo

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

Skip to content

In 2016, the dominant household type in Hume City 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 Hume City, 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
Hume City201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents29,33444.340,34843.952,63042.3+23,296
Couples without dependents16,12324.423,17325.232,22625.9+16,103
Group households1,3812.11,8082.02,3381.9+957
Lone person households9,46314.313,56414.819,80715.9+10,344
One parent family7,48811.39,76410.613,02710.5+5,539
Other families2,3633.63,2973.64,3523.5+1,989

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 4,352 One parent family, 2041: 13,027 Lone person households, 2041: 19,807 Group households, 2041: 2,338 Couples without dependents, 2041: 32,226 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 52,630 Other families, 2026: 3,297 One parent family, 2026: 9,764 Lone person households, 2026: 13,564 Group households, 2026: 1,808 Couples without dependents, 2026: 23,173 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 40,348 Other families, 2016: 2,363 One parent family, 2016: 7,488 Lone person households, 2016: 9,463 Group households, 2016: 1,381 Couples without dependents, 2016: 16,123 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 29,334
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: 1,055 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 3,263 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 6,243 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 530 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 9,053 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 12,282 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 934 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 2,276 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 4,101 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 427 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 7,050 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 11,014
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Hume City was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 44.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 11,014 households and account for 43.9% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 427 households, to comprise 2.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.1% in 2016.

v17.12.12-1.0.0