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City of Maribyrnong

Household types

In 2011, 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 Maribyrnong201120262041Change between 2011 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents8,00427.112,10925.916,02925.6+8,025
Couples without dependents7,02823.811,62424.815,62925.0+8,601
Group households2,4448.34,1959.05,0468.1+2,602
Lone person households8,03627.212,84927.417,75028.4+9,714
One parent family3,07110.44,5149.66,0599.7+2,988
Other families9473.21,5393.31,9953.2+1,048

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2015.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 1,995 One parent family, 2041: 6,059 Lone person households, 2041: 17,750 Group households, 2041: 5,046 Couples without dependents, 2041: 15,629 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 16,029 Other families, 2026: 1,539 One parent family, 2026: 4,514 Lone person households, 2026: 12,849 Group households, 2026: 4,195 Couples without dependents, 2026: 11,624 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 12,109 Other families, 2011: 947 One parent family, 2011: 3,071 Lone person households, 2011: 8,036 Group households, 2011: 2,444 Couples without dependents, 2011: 7,028 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 8,004
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2015.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 456 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 1,545 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 4,901 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 851 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 4,005 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 3,920 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 592 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 1,443 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 4,813 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 1,751 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 4,596 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 4,105
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in City of Maribyrnong was Lone person households, which accounted for 27.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 4,813 households and account for 27.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 592 households, to comprise 3.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.2% in 2011.

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