City of MonashPopulation 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 Monash

Household types

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

Analysing the future household structure in City of Monash, 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 Monash201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents24,20935.125,43334.126,79333.8+2,584
Couples without dependents17,95426.018,87425.320,09225.4+2,138
Group households4,0215.84,1605.64,2525.4+231
Lone person households14,40920.917,07422.918,48623.3+4,077
One parent family6,4089.37,0399.47,4409.4+1,032
Other families2,0543.02,0832.82,1362.7+82

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 2,136 One parent family, 2036: 7,440 Lone person households, 2036: 18,486 Group households, 2036: 4,252 Couples without dependents, 2036: 20,092 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 26,793 Other families, 2026: 2,083 One parent family, 2026: 7,039 Lone person households, 2026: 17,074 Group households, 2026: 4,160 Couples without dependents, 2026: 18,874 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 25,433 Other families, 2016: 2,054 One parent family, 2016: 6,408 Lone person households, 2016: 14,409 Group households, 2016: 4,021 Couples without dependents, 2016: 17,954 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 24,209
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 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: 53 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 401 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,412 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 92 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,218 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,360 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 29 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 631 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 2,665 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 139 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 920 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,224
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Monash was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 35.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 2,665 households and account for 22.9% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 29 households, to comprise 2.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.0% in 2016.

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