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Craigieburn (South West - South)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Craigieburn (South West - South) 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 (South West - South)201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,29646.43,09444.23,13540.5+839
Couples without dependents1,42428.82,05529.32,33930.2+915
Group households1122.31442.11471.9+35
Lone person households3917.972610.41,04513.5+654
One parent family55111.174710.781610.5+265
Other families1773.62383.42543.3+77

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 254 One parent family, 2041: 816 Lone person households, 2041: 1,045 Group households, 2041: 147 Couples without dependents, 2041: 2,339 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 3,135 Other families, 2026: 238 One parent family, 2026: 747 Lone person households, 2026: 726 Group households, 2026: 144 Couples without dependents, 2026: 2,055 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 3,094 Other families, 2016: 177 One parent family, 2016: 551 Lone person households, 2016: 391 Group households, 2016: 112 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,424 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 2,296
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: 16 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 69 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 319 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 284 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 41 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 61 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 196 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 335 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 32 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 631 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 798
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 (South West - South) was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 46.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 798 households and account for 44.2% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 32 households, to comprise 2.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.3% in 2016.

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