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Hobsons Bay CityPopulation forecast

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

Analysing the future household structure in Hobsons Bay 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
Brooklyn201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents19122.426125.031025.9+119
Couples without dependents20123.621320.422518.8+24
Group households576.7383.6433.6-14
Lone person households25329.736334.741234.4+159
One parent family11413.413012.416013.4+46
Other families354.1403.8473.9+12
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), February 2020.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Brooklyn was Lone person households, which accounted for 29.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 110 households and account for 34.7% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 19 households, to comprise 3.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 6.7% in 2016.

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