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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 Melville

Household types

In 2016, 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 Melville201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents12,70532.214,24231.715,61131.2+2,906
Couples without dependents11,37728.813,21629.414,53529.1+3,158
Group households1,3853.51,5843.51,7593.5+374
Lone person households9,49324.010,70023.812,32824.7+2,835
One parent family3,6319.24,1269.24,5999.2+968
Other families8872.21,0692.41,1682.3+281

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,168 One parent family, 2036: 4,599 Lone person households, 2036: 12,328 Group households, 2036: 1,759 Couples without dependents, 2036: 14,535 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 15,611 Other families, 2026: 1,069 One parent family, 2026: 4,126 Lone person households, 2026: 10,700 Group households, 2026: 1,584 Couples without dependents, 2026: 13,216 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 14,242 Other families, 2016: 887 One parent family, 2016: 3,631 Lone person households, 2016: 9,493 Group households, 2016: 1,385 Couples without dependents, 2016: 11,377 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 12,705
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 99 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 473 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,628 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 175 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,319 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,369 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 182 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 495 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,207 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 199 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,839 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,537
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Melville was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 32.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,839 households and account for 29.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 182 households, to comprise 2.4% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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