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Sunbury (Central)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Sunbury (Central) was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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
Sunbury (Central)201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents22214.326214.637715.2+155
Couples without dependents41826.947926.763825.7+220
Group households452.9492.7682.7+23
Lone person households68143.877843.41,07943.4+398
One parent family15910.218910.627411.0+115
Other families312.0341.9492.0+18

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 49 One parent family, 2041: 274 Lone person households, 2041: 1,079 Group households, 2041: 68 Couples without dependents, 2041: 638 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 377 Other families, 2026: 34 One parent family, 2026: 189 Lone person households, 2026: 778 Group households, 2026: 49 Couples without dependents, 2026: 479 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 262 Other families, 2016: 31 One parent family, 2016: 159 Lone person households, 2016: 681 Group households, 2016: 45 Couples without dependents, 2016: 418 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 222
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: 15 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 85 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 301 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 19 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 159 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 115 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 30 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 97 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 4 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 61 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 40
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Sunbury (Central) was Lone person households, which accounted for 43.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 97 households and account for 43.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 3 households, to comprise 1.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.0% in 2016.

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