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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.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 247 One parent family, 2041: 766 Lone person households, 2041: 1,012 Group households, 2041: 131 Couples without dependents, 2041: 1,559 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 2,827 Other families, 2026: 93 One parent family, 2026: 275 Lone person households, 2026: 408 Group households, 2026: 46 Couples without dependents, 2026: 591 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 973 Other families, 2016: 46 One parent family, 2016: 225 Lone person households, 2016: 262 Group households, 2016: 49 Couples without dependents, 2016: 416 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 837
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: 154 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 491 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 604 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 85 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 968 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,854 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 47 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 50 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 146 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 175 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 136
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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