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City of BelmontPopulation forecast

City of Belmont

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in City of Belmont was 'Lone person households', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Belmont, 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 Belmont201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
Couple families with dependents4,04823.65,60524.06,62524.0+2,577
Couples without dependents4,44525.95,72324.66,72024.4+2,275
Group households1,2987.61,6046.91,8236.6+525
Lone person households5,16030.17,40231.88,88932.2+3,729
One parent family1,6129.42,1739.32,6279.5+1,015
Other families6043.58013.49103.3+306
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), November 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in City of Belmont was Lone person households, which accounted for 30.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 2,242 households and account for 31.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 197 households, to comprise 3.4% of all households in 2031, compared to 3.5% in 2016.

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