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West Precinct

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in West Precinct 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 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
West Precinct201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,31623.01,51623.21,67523.2+359
Couples without dependents1,07518.81,26819.41,39119.3+316
Group households3856.74356.74796.6+94
Lone person households1,78331.11,99330.52,21230.7+429
One parent family94216.41,06516.31,17916.3+237
Other families2284.02533.92783.9+50

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 278 One parent family, 2036: 1,179 Lone person households, 2036: 2,212 Group households, 2036: 479 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,391 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,675 Other families, 2026: 253 One parent family, 2026: 1,065 Lone person households, 2026: 1,993 Group households, 2026: 435 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,268 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,516 Other families, 2016: 228 One parent family, 2016: 942 Lone person households, 2016: 1,783 Group households, 2016: 385 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,075 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,316
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: 25 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 114 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 219 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 44 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 123 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 159 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 25 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 123 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 210 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 50 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 193 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 200
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in West Precinct was Lone person households, which accounted for 31.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 210 households and account for 30.5% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 25 households, to comprise 3.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 4.0% in 2016.

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