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Kew East

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Kew East 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
Kew East201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents99939.398937.31,02436.2+25
Couples without dependents61024.069326.176227.0+152
Group households1254.91314.91374.8+12
Lone person households53921.256521.362222.0+83
One parent family2309.12338.82388.4+8
Other families361.4411.5441.6+8

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 44 One parent family, 2041: 238 Lone person households, 2041: 622 Group households, 2041: 137 Couples without dependents, 2041: 762 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 1,024 Other families, 2026: 41 One parent family, 2026: 233 Lone person households, 2026: 565 Group households, 2026: 131 Couples without dependents, 2026: 693 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 989 Other families, 2016: 36 One parent family, 2016: 230 Lone person households, 2016: 539 Group households, 2016: 125 Couples without dependents, 2016: 610 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 999
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: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 5 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 57 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 6 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 69 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 35 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 26 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 6 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 83 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -10
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Kew East was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 39.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 83 households and account for 26.1% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 10 households, to comprise 37.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 39.3% in 2016.

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