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Ashburton

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Ashburton 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
Ashburton201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,22642.01,19138.91,20336.7-23
Couples without dependents65822.578125.590227.6+244
Group households1234.21214.01233.80
Lone person households56019.260619.866720.4+107
One parent family2879.82939.63049.3+17
Other families662.3712.3752.3+9

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2018.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 75 One parent family, 2041: 304 Lone person households, 2041: 667 Group households, 2041: 123 Couples without dependents, 2041: 902 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 1,203 Other families, 2026: 71 One parent family, 2026: 293 Lone person households, 2026: 606 Group households, 2026: 121 Couples without dependents, 2026: 781 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,191 Other families, 2016: 66 One parent family, 2016: 287 Lone person households, 2016: 560 Group households, 2016: 123 Couples without dependents, 2016: 658 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,226
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2018.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 4 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 11 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 61 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 121 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 12 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 6 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 46 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 123 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -35
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Ashburton was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 42.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 123 households and account for 25.5% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 35 households, to comprise 38.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 42.0% in 2016.

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