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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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Glen Iris

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Glen Iris 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
Glen Iris201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,52843.32,50441.02,58339.3+55
Couples without dependents1,41824.31,64226.91,83427.9+416
Group households1823.11843.01922.9+10
Lone person households1,13319.41,19419.51,35420.6+221
One parent family4658.04647.64857.4+20
Other families1162.01212.01292.0+13

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 129 One parent family, 2041: 485 Lone person households, 2041: 1,354 Group households, 2041: 192 Couples without dependents, 2041: 1,834 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 2,583 Other families, 2026: 121 One parent family, 2026: 464 Lone person households, 2026: 1,194 Group households, 2026: 184 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,642 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 2,504 Other families, 2016: 116 One parent family, 2016: 465 Lone person households, 2016: 1,133 Group households, 2016: 182 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,418 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 2,528
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: 8 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 21 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 160 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 8 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 192 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 79 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: -1 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 61 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 224 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -24
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Glen Iris was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 43.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 224 households and account for 26.9% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 24 households, to comprise 41.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 43.3% in 2016.

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