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City of MaribyrnongPopulation forecast

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 Maribyrnong201620262051Change between 2016 and 2051
Couple families with dependents9,36327.411,49126.516,96725.2+7,604
Couples without dependents8,06523.610,10823.315,61123.1+7,546
Group households3,2589.54,2329.76,1839.2+2,925
Lone person households9,11826.612,08327.819,86129.4+10,743
One parent family3,1429.23,9369.16,3359.4+3,193
Other families1,2883.81,5933.72,4913.7+1,203
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id (informed decisions), January 2021.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in City of Maribyrnong was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 27.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 2,965 households and account for 27.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 305 households, to comprise 3.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.8% in 2016.

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