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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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Camberwell

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Camberwell 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
Camberwell201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents3,23038.53,42235.33,98534.7+755
Couples without dependents2,23626.72,82329.13,35029.2+1,114
Group households3303.93844.04523.9+122
Lone person households1,79221.42,18222.52,68223.3+890
One parent family6347.66857.17966.9+162
Other families1631.91922.02272.0+64

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 227 One parent family, 2041: 796 Lone person households, 2041: 2,682 Group households, 2041: 452 Couples without dependents, 2041: 3,350 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 3,985 Other families, 2026: 192 One parent family, 2026: 685 Lone person households, 2026: 2,182 Group households, 2026: 384 Couples without dependents, 2026: 2,823 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 3,422 Other families, 2016: 163 One parent family, 2016: 634 Lone person households, 2016: 1,792 Group households, 2016: 330 Couples without dependents, 2016: 2,236 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 3,230
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: 35 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 111 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 500 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 68 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 527 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 563 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 29 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 51 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 390 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 54 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 587 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 192
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Camberwell was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 38.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 587 households and account for 29.1% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 29 households, to comprise 2.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.9% in 2016.

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