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Sunbury (Jacksons - Redstone Hills)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Sunbury (Jacksons - Redstone Hills) 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
Sunbury (Jacksons - Redstone Hills)201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents57351.997447.23,32247.2+2,749
Couples without dependents29426.759128.61,93327.4+1,639
Group households80.7160.8520.7+44
Lone person households11910.829914.51,12416.0+1,005
One parent family877.91426.94706.7+383
Other families222.0432.11412.0+119

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 141 One parent family, 2041: 470 Lone person households, 2041: 1,124 Group households, 2041: 52 Couples without dependents, 2041: 1,933 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 3,322 Other families, 2026: 43 One parent family, 2026: 142 Lone person households, 2026: 299 Group households, 2026: 16 Couples without dependents, 2026: 591 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 974 Other families, 2016: 22 One parent family, 2016: 87 Lone person households, 2016: 119 Group households, 2016: 8 Couples without dependents, 2016: 294 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 573
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: 98 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 328 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 825 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 36 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,342 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 2,348 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 21 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 55 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 180 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 8 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 297 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 401
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 (Jacksons - Redstone Hills) was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 51.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 401 households and account for 47.2% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 8 households, to comprise 0.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 0.7% in 2016.

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