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Watsonia North

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Watsonia North was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without 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
Watsonia North201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents58941.457938.760838.6+19
Couples without dependents42329.746531.148630.9+63
Group households181.3171.1181.10
Lone person households23616.627318.229218.6+56
One parent family1198.41228.21318.3+12
Other families382.7402.7392.5+1

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 39 One parent family, 2036: 131 Lone person households, 2036: 292 Group households, 2036: 18 Couples without dependents, 2036: 486 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 608 Other families, 2026: 40 One parent family, 2026: 122 Lone person households, 2026: 273 Group households, 2026: 17 Couples without dependents, 2026: 465 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 579 Other families, 2016: 38 One parent family, 2016: 119 Lone person households, 2016: 236 Group households, 2016: 18 Couples without dependents, 2016: 423 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 589
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: 9 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 19 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 21 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 29 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 37 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 42 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -10
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Watsonia North was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 41.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 42 households and account for 31.1% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 10 households, to comprise 38.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 41.4% in 2016.

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