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Household types

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
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
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.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 704 One parent family, 2041: 2,480 Lone person households, 2041: 5,585 Group households, 2041: 510 Couples without dependents, 2041: 8,928 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 12,586 Other families, 2026: 365 One parent family, 2026: 1,413 Lone person households, 2026: 3,307 Group households, 2026: 309 Couples without dependents, 2026: 5,307 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 6,956 Other families, 2016: 260 One parent family, 2016: 1,188 Lone person households, 2016: 2,564 Group households, 2016: 274 Couples without dependents, 2016: 4,049 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 5,339
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: 339 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 1,067 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 2,278 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 201 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 3,621 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 5,630 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 105 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 225 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 743 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 35 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,258 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,617
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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