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City of Stonnington

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Stonnington was 'Lone person households', and by 2021 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Stonnington, 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 Stonnington201120212036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents9,61221.611,27220.013,39720.0+3,785
Couples without dependents11,80926.514,96326.617,27825.8+5,469
Group households4,4089.95,4419.75,8918.8+1,483
Lone person households15,08033.919,60634.823,88635.7+8,806
One parent family2,5545.73,6226.44,9007.3+2,346
Other families1,0362.31,4202.51,6172.4+581

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2016.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,617 One parent family, 2036: 4,900 Lone person households, 2036: 23,886 Group households, 2036: 5,891 Couples without dependents, 2036: 17,278 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 13,397 Other families, 2021: 1,420 One parent family, 2021: 3,622 Lone person households, 2021: 19,606 Group households, 2021: 5,441 Couples without dependents, 2021: 14,963 Couple families with dependents, 2021: 11,272 Other families, 2011: 1,036 One parent family, 2011: 2,554 Lone person households, 2011: 15,080 Group households, 2011: 4,408 Couples without dependents, 2011: 11,809 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 9,612
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2016.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2021 to 2036: 197 Forecast change in One parent family,  2021 to 2036: 1,278 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2021 to 2036: 4,280 Forecast change in Group households,  2021 to 2036: 450 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2021 to 2036: 2,315 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2021 to 2036: 2,125 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2021: 384 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2021: 1,068 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2021: 4,526 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2021: 1,033 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2021: 3,154 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2021: 1,660
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2016.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Stonnington was Lone person households, which accounted for 33.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2021 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 4,526 households and account for 34.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 384 households, to comprise 2.5% of all households in 2021, compared to 2.3% in 2011.

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