City of MaribyrnongPopulation 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 Maribyrnong

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in City of Maribyrnong was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Maribyrnong, 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 Maribyrnong201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents9,19526.512,34625.716,18825.4+6,993
Couples without dependents8,40424.211,85924.715,84724.9+7,443
Group households2,8628.24,2018.75,0597.9+2,197
Lone person households9,57127.613,34227.718,21428.6+8,643
One parent family3,54810.24,7749.96,39110.0+2,843
Other families1,1333.31,5633.32,0323.2+899

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 2,032 One parent family, 2041: 6,391 Lone person households, 2041: 18,214 Group households, 2041: 5,059 Couples without dependents, 2041: 15,847 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 16,188 Other families, 2026: 1,563 One parent family, 2026: 4,774 Lone person households, 2026: 13,342 Group households, 2026: 4,201 Couples without dependents, 2026: 11,859 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 12,346 Other families, 2016: 1,133 One parent family, 2016: 3,548 Lone person households, 2016: 9,571 Group households, 2016: 2,862 Couples without dependents, 2016: 8,404 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 9,195
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: 469 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 1,617 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 4,872 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 858 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 3,988 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 3,842 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 430 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 1,226 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 3,771 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 1,339 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 3,455 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 3,151
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in City of Maribyrnong was Lone person households, which accounted for 27.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 3,771 households and account for 27.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 430 households, to comprise 3.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.3% in 2016.

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