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Fairfield

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Fairfield 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 Darebin, 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
Fairfield201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents68226.381626.01,01026.1+328
Couples without dependents62924.276524.493824.2+309
Group households2027.82427.72927.5+90
Lone person households85132.81,03833.11,29233.4+441
One parent family1646.31896.02396.2+75
Other families682.6832.61032.7+35

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 103 One parent family, 2041: 239 Lone person households, 2041: 1,292 Group households, 2041: 292 Couples without dependents, 2041: 938 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 1,010 Other families, 2026: 83 One parent family, 2026: 189 Lone person households, 2026: 1,038 Group households, 2026: 242 Couples without dependents, 2026: 765 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 816 Other families, 2016: 68 One parent family, 2016: 164 Lone person households, 2016: 851 Group households, 2016: 202 Couples without dependents, 2016: 629 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 682
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 20 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 50 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 254 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 50 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 173 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 194 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 15 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 25 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 187 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 40 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 136 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 134
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Fairfield was Lone person households, which accounted for 32.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 187 households and account for 33.1% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 15 households, to comprise 2.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.6% in 2016.

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