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Brighton

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Brighton was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Bayside, 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
Brighton201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents3,24333.23,22430.13,31728.8+74
Couples without dependents2,84229.13,28030.63,53430.7+692
Group households2572.62732.62892.5+32
Lone person households2,50625.62,96127.73,36129.2+855
One parent family7918.18227.78647.5+73
Other families1321.41451.41541.3+22

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 154 One parent family, 2036: 864 Lone person households, 2036: 3,361 Group households, 2036: 289 Couples without dependents, 2036: 3,534 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 3,317 Other families, 2026: 145 One parent family, 2026: 822 Lone person households, 2026: 2,961 Group households, 2026: 273 Couples without dependents, 2026: 3,280 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 3,224 Other families, 2016: 132 One parent family, 2016: 791 Lone person households, 2016: 2,506 Group households, 2016: 257 Couples without dependents, 2016: 2,842 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 3,243
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: 9 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 42 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 400 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 16 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 254 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 93 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 13 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 31 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 455 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 16 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 438 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -19
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Brighton was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 33.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 455 households and account for 27.7% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 19 households, to comprise 30.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 33.2% in 2016.

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