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Thornbury (East)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Thornbury (East) was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

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
Thornbury (East)201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,23825.21,47426.21,61725.8+379
Couples without dependents1,14823.31,31123.31,49023.8+342
Group households4078.34658.35028.0+95
Lone person households1,60132.51,77631.61,98431.6+383
One parent family4208.54728.45348.5+114
Other families1082.21282.31452.3+37

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 145 One parent family, 2041: 534 Lone person households, 2041: 1,984 Group households, 2041: 502 Couples without dependents, 2041: 1,490 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 1,617 Other families, 2026: 128 One parent family, 2026: 472 Lone person households, 2026: 1,776 Group households, 2026: 465 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,311 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,474 Other families, 2016: 108 One parent family, 2016: 420 Lone person households, 2016: 1,601 Group households, 2016: 407 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,148 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,238
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: 17 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 62 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 208 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 37 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 179 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 143 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 20 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 52 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 175 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 58 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 163 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 236
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Thornbury (East) was Lone person households, which accounted for 32.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 236 households and account for 26.2% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 20 households, to comprise 2.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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