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City of BoroondaraPopulation forecast

City of Boroondara

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Boroondara 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 Boroondara, 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 Boroondara201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
Couple families with dependents23,96036.225,61935.128,03434.3+4,074
Couples without dependents15,75023.817,92424.620,28324.8+4,533
Group households3,5795.43,7985.24,2195.2+640
Lone person households16,05324.218,16524.921,02825.7+4,975
One parent family5,1397.85,4917.56,1197.5+980
Other families1,7442.61,9072.62,1062.6+362
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), January 2020.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Boroondara was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 36.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 2,174 households and account for 24.6% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 163 households, to comprise 2.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.6% in 2016.

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