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Craigieburn (North - Central)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Craigieburn (North - Central) was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 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
Craigieburn (North - Central)201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents5,41250.46,93748.96,50944.3+1,097
Couples without dependents2,65424.73,55625.14,06027.6+1,406
Group households2242.12711.92601.8+36
Lone person households1,0659.91,57611.12,00613.6+941
One parent family9228.61,2448.81,2318.4+309
Other families4664.36094.36434.4+177

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 643 One parent family, 2041: 1,231 Lone person households, 2041: 2,006 Group households, 2041: 260 Couples without dependents, 2041: 4,060 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 6,509 Other families, 2026: 609 One parent family, 2026: 1,244 Lone person households, 2026: 1,576 Group households, 2026: 271 Couples without dependents, 2026: 3,556 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 6,937 Other families, 2016: 466 One parent family, 2016: 922 Lone person households, 2016: 1,065 Group households, 2016: 224 Couples without dependents, 2016: 2,654 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 5,412
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 34 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: -13 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 430 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: -11 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 504 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: -428 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 143 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 322 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 511 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 47 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 902 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,525
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Craigieburn (North - Central) was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 50.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 1,525 households and account for 48.9% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 47 households, to comprise 1.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.1% in 2016.

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