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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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Moreland City Council

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Moreland City Council was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Moreland City Council, 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
Moreland City Council201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents19,10327.623,52627.625,20327.2+6,100
Couples without dependents16,45423.820,55524.122,85524.7+6,401
Group households5,7978.47,2358.57,3898.0+1,592
Lone person households19,29627.923,73827.825,94828.0+6,652
One parent family6,3509.27,6689.08,3739.0+2,023
Other families2,1573.12,6393.12,8303.1+673

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 2,830 One parent family, 2036: 8,373 Lone person households, 2036: 25,948 Group households, 2036: 7,389 Couples without dependents, 2036: 22,855 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 25,203 Other families, 2026: 2,639 One parent family, 2026: 7,668 Lone person households, 2026: 23,738 Group households, 2026: 7,235 Couples without dependents, 2026: 20,555 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 23,526 Other families, 2016: 2,157 One parent family, 2016: 6,350 Lone person households, 2016: 19,296 Group households, 2016: 5,797 Couples without dependents, 2016: 16,454 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 19,103
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2016.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 191 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 705 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,210 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 154 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,300 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,677 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 482 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 1,318 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 4,442 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 1,438 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 4,101 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 4,423
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2016.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Moreland City Council was Lone person households, which accounted for 27.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 4,442 households and account for 27.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 482 households, to comprise 3.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.1% in 2016.

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