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Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Moreland City Council was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

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 Council201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents17,23028.123,70428.125,55827.9+8,328
Couples without dependents14,89224.320,82824.723,26225.4+8,370
Group households5,0738.37,3788.87,5448.2+2,471
Lone person households16,37526.722,27026.424,29326.5+7,918
One parent family5,7009.37,3978.88,0638.8+2,363
Other families1,9473.22,6783.22,8823.1+935

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 2,882 One parent family, 2036: 8,063 Lone person households, 2036: 24,293 Group households, 2036: 7,544 Couples without dependents, 2036: 23,262 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 25,558 Other families, 2026: 2,678 One parent family, 2026: 7,397 Lone person households, 2026: 22,270 Group households, 2026: 7,378 Couples without dependents, 2026: 20,828 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 23,704 Other families, 2011: 1,947 One parent family, 2011: 5,700 Lone person households, 2011: 16,375 Group households, 2011: 5,073 Couples without dependents, 2011: 14,892 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 17,230
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 204 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 666 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,023 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 166 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,434 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,854 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 731 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 1,697 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 5,895 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 2,305 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 5,936 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 6,474
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the Moreland City Council was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 28.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 6,474 households and account for 28.1% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 731 households, to comprise 3.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.2% in 2011.

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