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Hume CityPopulation forecast

Sunbury (Goonawarra - Rolling Meadows)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Sunbury (Goonawarra - Rolling Meadows) was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without 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
Sunbury (Goonawarra - Rolling Meadows)201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents83745.697340.82,82743.2+1,990
Couples without dependents41622.759124.81,55923.8+1,143
Group households492.7461.91312.0+82
Lone person households26214.340817.11,01215.5+750
One parent family22512.327511.576611.7+541
Other families462.5933.92473.8+201
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 (Goonawarra - Rolling Meadows) was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 45.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 175 households and account for 24.8% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 3 households, to comprise 1.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.7% in 2016.

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