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In 2011, 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 City201120262041Change between 2011 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents24,67844.137,98342.049,28740.4+24,609
Couples without dependents11,50420.621,77424.130,24124.8+18,737
Group households1,1422.01,7341.92,2531.8+1,111
Lone person households9,09216.214,97816.621,83417.9+12,742
One parent family7,57313.510,86612.014,40311.8+6,830
Other families1,9813.53,1393.54,1173.4+2,136

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, June 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 4,117 One parent family, 2041: 14,403 Lone person households, 2041: 21,834 Group households, 2041: 2,253 Couples without dependents, 2041: 30,241 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 49,287 Other families, 2026: 3,139 One parent family, 2026: 10,866 Lone person households, 2026: 14,978 Group households, 2026: 1,734 Couples without dependents, 2026: 21,774 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 37,983 Other families, 2011: 1,981 One parent family, 2011: 7,573 Lone person households, 2011: 9,092 Group households, 2011: 1,142 Couples without dependents, 2011: 11,504 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 24,678
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, June 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 978 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 3,537 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 6,856 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 519 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 8,467 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 11,304 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 1,158 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 3,293 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 5,886 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 592 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 10,270 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 13,305
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, June 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in Hume City was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 44.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 13,305 households and account for 42.0% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 592 households, to comprise 1.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.0% in 2011.

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