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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Balwyn

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Balwyn 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
Balwyn201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,93436.82,05635.02,23933.8+305
Couples without dependents1,28124.41,53226.01,74526.3+464
Group households1803.41963.32153.2+35
Lone person households1,29124.51,47825.11,74926.4+458
One parent family4648.85008.55488.3+84
Other families1102.11202.01322.0+22

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 132 One parent family, 2041: 548 Lone person households, 2041: 1,749 Group households, 2041: 215 Couples without dependents, 2041: 1,745 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 2,239 Other families, 2026: 120 One parent family, 2026: 500 Lone person households, 2026: 1,478 Group households, 2026: 196 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,532 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 2,056 Other families, 2016: 110 One parent family, 2016: 464 Lone person households, 2016: 1,291 Group households, 2016: 180 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,281 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,934
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: 12 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 48 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 271 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 19 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 213 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 183 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 10 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 36 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 187 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 16 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 251 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 122
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Balwyn was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 36.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 251 households and account for 26.0% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 10 households, to comprise 2.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.1% in 2016.

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