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City of KnoxPopulation forecast

In 2016, the dominant household type in Scoresby was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Knox, 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
Scoresby201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
Couple families with dependents91342.592341.91,63242.3+719
Couples without dependents50323.455025.083121.5+328
Group households632.9612.81092.8+46
Lone person households32114.930513.867817.6+357
One parent family25011.627112.345111.7+201
Other families984.6934.21594.1+61
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), May 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Scoresby was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 42.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 47 households and account for 25.0% of all households.

In contrast Lone person households is forecast to decrease by 16 households, to comprise 13.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 14.9% in 2016.

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