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Sunbury (West - Langama)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Sunbury (West - Langama) 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 (West - Langama)201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,65135.12,48040.03,76241.7+2,111
Couples without dependents1,63734.81,98532.02,85931.7+1,222
Group households972.11242.01832.0+86
Lone person households94020.01,13918.41,52316.9+583
One parent family3026.43625.85275.8+225
Other families801.71071.71691.9+89

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 169 One parent family, 2041: 527 Lone person households, 2041: 1,523 Group households, 2041: 183 Couples without dependents, 2041: 2,859 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 3,762 Other families, 2026: 107 One parent family, 2026: 362 Lone person households, 2026: 1,139 Group households, 2026: 124 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,985 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 2,480 Other families, 2016: 80 One parent family, 2016: 302 Lone person households, 2016: 940 Group households, 2016: 97 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,637 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,651
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: 62 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 165 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 384 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 59 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 874 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,282 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 27 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 60 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 199 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 27 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 348 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 829
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 (West - Langama) was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 35.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 829 households and account for 40.0% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 27 households, to comprise 2.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.1% in 2016.

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