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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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Surrey Hills

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Surrey Hills 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
Surrey Hills201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,35743.11,49243.31,61642.9+259
Couples without dependents75624.097528.31,11029.4+354
Group households882.8992.91082.9+20
Lone person households64320.455216.058415.5-59
One parent family2578.22717.92937.8+36
Other families481.5551.6601.6+12

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 60 One parent family, 2041: 293 Lone person households, 2041: 584 Group households, 2041: 108 Couples without dependents, 2041: 1,110 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 1,616 Other families, 2026: 55 One parent family, 2026: 271 Lone person households, 2026: 552 Group households, 2026: 99 Couples without dependents, 2026: 975 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,492 Other families, 2016: 48 One parent family, 2016: 257 Lone person households, 2016: 643 Group households, 2016: 88 Couples without dependents, 2016: 756 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,357
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: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 22 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 32 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 9 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 135 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 124 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 7 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 14 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: -91 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 11 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 219 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 135
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Surrey Hills was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 43.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 219 households and account for 28.3% of all households.

In contrast Lone person households is forecast to decrease by 91 households, to comprise 16.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 20.4% in 2016.

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