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Mornington Peninsula Shire

Household types

In 2011, 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 Shire201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents17,19328.518,30026.019,18125.7+1,988
Couples without dependents18,66730.923,00932.724,46232.7+5,795
Group households1,4072.31,5592.21,6382.2+231
Lone person households16,01426.519,67228.021,19428.4+5,180
One parent family6,23310.36,9259.87,3049.8+1,071
Other families8041.38961.39401.3+136

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, April 2015.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 940 One parent family, 2036: 7,304 Lone person households, 2036: 21,194 Group households, 2036: 1,638 Couples without dependents, 2036: 24,462 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 19,181 Other families, 2026: 896 One parent family, 2026: 6,925 Lone person households, 2026: 19,672 Group households, 2026: 1,559 Couples without dependents, 2026: 23,009 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 18,300 Other families, 2011: 804 One parent family, 2011: 6,233 Lone person households, 2011: 16,014 Group households, 2011: 1,407 Couples without dependents, 2011: 18,667 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 17,193
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2015.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 44 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 379 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,522 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 79 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,453 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 881 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 92 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 692 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 3,658 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 152 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 4,342 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,107
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in Mornington Peninsula Shire was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 30.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 4,342 households and account for 32.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 92 households, to comprise 1.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.3% in 2011.

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