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Hume CityPopulation forecast

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

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
Attwood201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents60853.150743.547840.5-130
Couples without dependents25622.431527.030926.2+53
Group households100.990.880.7-2
Lone person households14012.221218.226222.2+122
One parent family1099.5988.41018.6-8
Other families211.8242.1211.80
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Attwood was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 53.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 72 households and account for 18.2% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 101 households, to comprise 43.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 53.1% in 2016.

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