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Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Melville was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Melville, 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 Melville201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents13,41234.114,79032.516,03832.0+2,626
Couples without dependents10,75427.413,96230.715,18230.3+4,428
Group households1,4603.71,6533.61,8073.6+347
Lone person households9,32523.710,10122.211,54423.1+2,219
One parent family3,4508.83,8808.54,2898.6+839
Other families8802.21,1122.41,2042.4+324

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2015.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,204 One parent family, 2036: 4,289 Lone person households, 2036: 11,544 Group households, 2036: 1,807 Couples without dependents, 2036: 15,182 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 16,038 Other families, 2026: 1,112 One parent family, 2026: 3,880 Lone person households, 2026: 10,101 Group households, 2026: 1,653 Couples without dependents, 2026: 13,962 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 14,790 Other families, 2011: 880 One parent family, 2011: 3,450 Lone person households, 2011: 9,325 Group households, 2011: 1,460 Couples without dependents, 2011: 10,754 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 13,412
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2015.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 92 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 409 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,443 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 154 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,220 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,248 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 232 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 430 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 776 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 193 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 3,208 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,378
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Melville was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 34.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 3,208 households and account for 30.7% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 193 households, to comprise 3.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.7% in 2011.

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