City of MaribyrnongPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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City of Maribyrnong

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in City of Maribyrnong was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Maribyrnong, 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
City of Maribyrnong201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents9,38127.212,18326.016,00824.8+6,627
Couples without dependents8,08023.411,23924.015,57224.1+7,492
Group households3,3129.64,6429.96,1619.6+2,849
Lone person households9,24426.813,00727.818,99929.5+9,755
One parent family3,1429.14,0548.75,4958.5+2,353
Other families1,2983.81,6763.62,2583.5+960

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, June 2018.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 2,258 One parent family, 2041: 5,495 Lone person households, 2041: 18,999 Group households, 2041: 6,161 Couples without dependents, 2041: 15,572 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 16,008 Other families, 2026: 1,676 One parent family, 2026: 4,054 Lone person households, 2026: 13,007 Group households, 2026: 4,642 Couples without dependents, 2026: 11,239 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 12,183 Other families, 2016: 1,298 One parent family, 2016: 3,142 Lone person households, 2016: 9,244 Group households, 2016: 3,312 Couples without dependents, 2016: 8,080 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 9,381
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, June 2018.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 582 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 1,441 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 5,992 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 1,519 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 4,333 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 3,825 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 378 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 912 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 3,763 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 1,330 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 3,159 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,802
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, June 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in City of Maribyrnong was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 27.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 3,763 households and account for 27.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 378 households, to comprise 3.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.8% in 2016.

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