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Hume CityPopulation forecast

In 2016, the dominant household type in Hume City was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Hume 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
Hume City201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
Couple families with dependents29,33444.345,04643.552,63042.3+23,296
Couples without dependents16,12324.426,29025.432,22625.9+16,103
Group households1,3812.12,0011.92,3381.9+957
Lone person households9,46314.315,58715.119,80715.9+10,344
One parent family7,48811.310,88810.513,02710.5+5,539
Other families2,3633.63,6863.64,3523.5+1,989
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Hume City was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 44.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 15,712 households and account for 43.5% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 620 households, to comprise 1.9% of all households in 2031, compared to 2.1% in 2016.

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