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Household types

In 2011, 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 Monash201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents22,81835.624,77633.926,20633.8+3,388
Couples without dependents16,82326.318,55825.419,53425.2+2,711
Group households3,6365.74,0575.64,1595.4+523
Lone person households12,71219.816,82623.018,32523.7+5,613
One parent family6,0269.46,7149.27,0889.2+1,062
Other families2,0263.22,0722.82,1272.7+101

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, August 2014.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 2,127 One parent family, 2036: 7,088 Lone person households, 2036: 18,325 Group households, 2036: 4,159 Couples without dependents, 2036: 19,534 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 26,206 Other families, 2026: 2,072 One parent family, 2026: 6,714 Lone person households, 2026: 16,826 Group households, 2026: 4,057 Couples without dependents, 2026: 18,558 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 24,776 Other families, 2011: 2,026 One parent family, 2011: 6,026 Lone person households, 2011: 12,712 Group households, 2011: 3,636 Couples without dependents, 2011: 16,823 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 22,818
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, August 2014.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 55 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 374 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,499 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 102 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 976 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,430 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 46 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 688 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 4,114 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 421 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,735 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,958
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, August 2014.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Monash was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 35.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 4,114 households and account for 23.0% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 46 households, to comprise 2.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.2% in 2011.

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