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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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Hawthorn

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Hawthorn was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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
Hawthorn201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,41121.82,82722.13,16421.6+753
Couples without dependents2,83625.63,26125.53,77625.8+940
Group households1,19810.81,2669.91,3999.6+201
Lone person households3,79134.24,47435.05,20835.6+1,417
One parent family5274.86094.87034.8+176
Other families3112.83422.73842.6+73

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 384 One parent family, 2041: 703 Lone person households, 2041: 5,208 Group households, 2041: 1,399 Couples without dependents, 2041: 3,776 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 3,164 Other families, 2026: 342 One parent family, 2026: 609 Lone person households, 2026: 4,474 Group households, 2026: 1,266 Couples without dependents, 2026: 3,261 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 2,827 Other families, 2016: 311 One parent family, 2016: 527 Lone person households, 2016: 3,791 Group households, 2016: 1,198 Couples without dependents, 2016: 2,836 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 2,411
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: 42 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 94 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 734 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 133 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 515 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 337 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 31 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 82 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 683 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 68 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 425 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 416
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Hawthorn was Lone person households, which accounted for 34.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 683 households and account for 35.0% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 31 households, to comprise 2.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.8% in 2016.

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