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Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Craigieburn 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
Craigieburn201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents7,70849.110,03147.39,64443.0+1,936
Couples without dependents4,07826.05,61126.56,40028.5+2,322
Group households3362.14152.04071.8+71
Lone person households1,4569.32,30210.93,05213.6+1,596
One parent family1,4739.41,9919.42,0479.1+574
Other families6434.18474.08974.0+254

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 897 One parent family, 2041: 2,047 Lone person households, 2041: 3,052 Group households, 2041: 407 Couples without dependents, 2041: 6,400 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 9,644 Other families, 2026: 847 One parent family, 2026: 1,991 Lone person households, 2026: 2,302 Group households, 2026: 415 Couples without dependents, 2026: 5,611 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 10,031 Other families, 2016: 643 One parent family, 2016: 1,473 Lone person households, 2016: 1,456 Group households, 2016: 336 Couples without dependents, 2016: 4,078 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 7,708
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: 50 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 56 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 750 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: -8 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 789 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: -387 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 204 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 518 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 846 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 79 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,533 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,323
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 was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 49.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 2,323 households and account for 47.3% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 79 households, to comprise 2.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.1% in 2016.

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