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Hume CityPopulation forecast

Broadmeadows

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Broadmeadows 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
Broadmeadows201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,44136.22,02435.82,93834.5+1,497
Couples without dependents68117.11,01117.91,56118.3+880
Group households1293.21693.02412.8+112
Lone person households83120.91,16420.61,82221.4+991
One parent family71918.01,04318.41,58518.6+866
Other families1834.62484.43604.2+177
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Broadmeadows was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 36.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 583 households and account for 35.8% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 40 households, to comprise 3.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.2% in 2016.

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