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City of Glen EiraPopulation forecast

City of Glen Eira

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in City of Glen Eira was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Glen Eira, 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
City of Glen Eira201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Couple families with dependents18,80532.321,09831.622,59630.8+3,791
Couples without dependents14,44624.816,84625.318,68925.5+4,243
Group households3,1945.53,6675.53,9805.4+786
Lone person households15,82327.218,54527.821,02428.7+5,201
One parent family4,6518.05,1317.75,5367.5+885
Other families1,2492.11,4202.11,5292.1+280
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (informed decisions), October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in City of Glen Eira was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 32.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 2,722 households and account for 27.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 171 households, to comprise 2.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.1% in 2016.

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