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Craigieburn Development area

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Craigieburn Development area 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
Craigieburn Development area201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents7,91349.010,69647.312,00043.5+4,087
Couples without dependents4,17625.95,92126.27,52827.3+3,352
Group households3472.24492.05221.9+175
Lone person households1,5189.42,50911.13,82513.9+2,307
One parent family1,5249.42,1589.52,6689.7+1,144
Other families6564.18954.01,0723.9+416

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 1,072 One parent family, 2041: 2,668 Lone person households, 2041: 3,825 Group households, 2041: 522 Couples without dependents, 2041: 7,528 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 12,000 Other families, 2026: 895 One parent family, 2026: 2,158 Lone person households, 2026: 2,509 Group households, 2026: 449 Couples without dependents, 2026: 5,921 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 10,696 Other families, 2016: 656 One parent family, 2016: 1,524 Lone person households, 2016: 1,518 Group households, 2016: 347 Couples without dependents, 2016: 4,176 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 7,913
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: 177 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 510 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 1,316 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 73 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,607 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,304 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 239 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 634 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 991 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 102 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,745 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,783
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Craigieburn Development area was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 49.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 2,783 households and account for 47.3% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 102 households, to comprise 2.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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