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Lower Plenty

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Lower Plenty was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Banyule, 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
Lower Plenty201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents45229.747731.249031.7+38
Couples without dependents46630.645629.844829.0-18
Group households412.7372.4372.4-4
Lone person households39225.739125.639825.8+6
One parent family1338.71318.61368.8+3
Other families392.6372.4362.3-3

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 36 One parent family, 2036: 136 Lone person households, 2036: 398 Group households, 2036: 37 Couples without dependents, 2036: 448 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 490 Other families, 2026: 37 One parent family, 2026: 131 Lone person households, 2026: 391 Group households, 2026: 37 Couples without dependents, 2026: 456 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 477 Other families, 2016: 39 One parent family, 2016: 133 Lone person households, 2016: 392 Group households, 2016: 41 Couples without dependents, 2016: 466 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 452
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: -1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 5 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 7 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: -8 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 13 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: -2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: -2 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: -1 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -4 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: -10 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 25
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Lower Plenty was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 30.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 25 households and account for 31.2% of all households.

In contrast Couples without dependents is forecast to decrease by 10 households, to comprise 29.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 30.6% in 2016.

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