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City of Yarra

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Yarra was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Yarra, 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 Yarra201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents5,99217.08,02017.29,16217.1+3,170
Couples without dependents9,50326.912,52526.814,27626.7+4,773
Group households5,21414.86,36613.67,13213.3+1,918
Lone person households11,02631.214,98732.117,28232.3+6,256
One parent family2,7197.73,7208.04,3228.1+1,603
Other families8572.41,1252.41,2792.4+422

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, August 2013.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,279 One parent family, 2036: 4,322 Lone person households, 2036: 17,282 Group households, 2036: 7,132 Couples without dependents, 2036: 14,276 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 9,162 Other families, 2026: 1,125 One parent family, 2026: 3,720 Lone person households, 2026: 14,987 Group households, 2026: 6,366 Couples without dependents, 2026: 12,525 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 8,020 Other families, 2011: 857 One parent family, 2011: 2,719 Lone person households, 2011: 11,026 Group households, 2011: 5,214 Couples without dependents, 2011: 9,503 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 5,992
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, August 2013.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 154 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 602 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,295 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 766 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,751 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,142 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 268 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 1,001 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 3,961 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 1,152 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 3,022 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 2,028
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, August 2013.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Yarra was Lone person households, which accounted for 31.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 3,961 households and account for 32.1% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 268 households, to comprise 2.4% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.4% in 2011.

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