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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.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 360 One parent family, 2041: 1,585 Lone person households, 2041: 1,822 Group households, 2041: 241 Couples without dependents, 2041: 1,561 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 2,938 Other families, 2026: 248 One parent family, 2026: 1,043 Lone person households, 2026: 1,164 Group households, 2026: 169 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,011 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 2,024 Other families, 2016: 183 One parent family, 2016: 719 Lone person households, 2016: 831 Group households, 2016: 129 Couples without dependents, 2016: 681 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,441
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: 112 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 542 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 658 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 72 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 550 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 914 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 65 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 324 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 333 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 40 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 330 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 583
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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