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Mickleham (Balance)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Mickleham (Balance) 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
Mickleham (Balance)201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents31752.03,69956.46,26953.9+5,952
Couples without dependents18630.51,75126.73,25228.0+3,066
Group households142.31422.22221.9+208
Lone person households325.23064.76325.4+600
One parent family355.73996.17966.8+761
Other families264.32583.94563.9+430

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 456 One parent family, 2041: 796 Lone person households, 2041: 632 Group households, 2041: 222 Couples without dependents, 2041: 3,252 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 6,269 Other families, 2026: 258 One parent family, 2026: 399 Lone person households, 2026: 306 Group households, 2026: 142 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,751 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 3,699 Other families, 2016: 26 One parent family, 2016: 35 Lone person households, 2016: 32 Group households, 2016: 14 Couples without dependents, 2016: 186 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 317
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: 198 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 397 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 326 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 80 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,501 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 2,570 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 232 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 364 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 274 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 128 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,565 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 3,382
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Mickleham (Balance) was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 52.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 3,382 households and account for 56.4% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 128 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.3% in 2016.

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