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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 East

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Hawthorn East 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
Hawthorn East201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,65625.91,98725.82,18625.1+530
Couples without dependents1,68926.42,02526.32,31526.6+626
Group households5879.26568.57188.3+131
Lone person households1,91830.02,36630.82,73031.4+812
One parent family3856.04696.15336.1+148
Other families1632.51902.52122.4+49

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 212 One parent family, 2041: 533 Lone person households, 2041: 2,730 Group households, 2041: 718 Couples without dependents, 2041: 2,315 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 2,186 Other families, 2026: 190 One parent family, 2026: 469 Lone person households, 2026: 2,366 Group households, 2026: 656 Couples without dependents, 2026: 2,025 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,987 Other families, 2016: 163 One parent family, 2016: 385 Lone person households, 2016: 1,918 Group households, 2016: 587 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,689 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,656
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: 22 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 64 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 364 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 62 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 290 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 199 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 27 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 84 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 448 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 69 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 336 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 331
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 East was Lone person households, which accounted for 30.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 448 households and account for 30.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 27 households, to comprise 2.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.5% in 2016.

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