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Hume CityPopulation forecast

In 2016, the dominant household type in Sunbury 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
Sunbury201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
Couple families with dependents5,33939.06,95639.412,58640.9+7,247
Couples without dependents4,04929.65,30730.18,92829.0+4,879
Group households2742.03091.85101.7+236
Lone person households2,56418.83,30718.75,58518.1+3,021
One parent family1,1888.71,4138.02,4808.1+1,292
Other families2601.93652.17042.3+444
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 was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 39.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 1,617 households and account for 39.4% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 35 households, to comprise 1.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.0% in 2016.

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