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Karingal Local Area

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Karingal Local Area was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Frankston City, 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
Karingal Local Area201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,36023.61,37323.01,37122.3+11
Couples without dependents1,45025.11,48924.91,50724.6+57
Group households2384.12293.82233.6-15
Lone person households1,60127.71,74329.21,87430.5+273
One parent family96516.799116.61,01816.6+53
Other families1602.81522.51452.4-15

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 145 One parent family, 2041: 1,018 Lone person households, 2041: 1,874 Group households, 2041: 223 Couples without dependents, 2041: 1,507 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 1,371 Other families, 2026: 152 One parent family, 2026: 991 Lone person households, 2026: 1,743 Group households, 2026: 229 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,489 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,373 Other families, 2016: 160 One parent family, 2016: 965 Lone person households, 2016: 1,601 Group households, 2016: 238 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,450 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,360
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, September 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: -7 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 27 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 131 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: -6 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 18 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: -2 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: -8 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 26 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 142 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -9 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 39 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 13
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Karingal Local Area was Lone person households, which accounted for 27.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 142 households and account for 29.2% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 9 households, to comprise 3.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 4.1% in 2016.

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