Mornington Peninsula ShirePopulation 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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Mornington Peninsula Shire

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Mornington Peninsula Shire was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Mornington Peninsula Shire, 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
Mornington Peninsula Shire201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents18,06527.518,58026.019,49825.7+1,433
Couples without dependents21,22432.323,66833.125,07333.0+3,849
Group households1,5122.31,5812.21,6682.2+156
Lone person households17,58826.819,93227.821,43328.2+3,845
One parent family6,4959.96,9059.67,3209.6+825
Other families8641.39101.39571.3+93

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 957 One parent family, 2036: 7,320 Lone person households, 2036: 21,433 Group households, 2036: 1,668 Couples without dependents, 2036: 25,073 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 19,498 Other families, 2026: 910 One parent family, 2026: 6,905 Lone person households, 2026: 19,932 Group households, 2026: 1,581 Couples without dependents, 2026: 23,668 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 18,580 Other families, 2016: 864 One parent family, 2016: 6,495 Lone person households, 2016: 17,588 Group households, 2016: 1,512 Couples without dependents, 2016: 21,224 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 18,065
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 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: 47 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 415 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,501 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 87 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,405 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 918 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 46 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 410 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 2,344 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 69 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,444 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 515
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Mornington Peninsula Shire was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 32.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 2,444 households and account for 33.1% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 46 households, to comprise 1.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.3% in 2016.

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