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Braybrook

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Braybrook 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 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
Braybrook201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents98729.91,16128.81,42128.0+434
Couples without dependents53216.175418.795418.8+422
Group households2196.62486.23036.0+84
Lone person households81524.799524.71,31826.0+503
One parent family50215.257414.270713.9+205
Other families2477.53007.43747.4+127

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 374 One parent family, 2041: 707 Lone person households, 2041: 1,318 Group households, 2041: 303 Couples without dependents, 2041: 954 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 1,421 Other families, 2026: 300 One parent family, 2026: 574 Lone person households, 2026: 995 Group households, 2026: 248 Couples without dependents, 2026: 754 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,161 Other families, 2016: 247 One parent family, 2016: 502 Lone person households, 2016: 815 Group households, 2016: 219 Couples without dependents, 2016: 532 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 987
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: 74 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 133 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 323 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 55 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 200 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 260 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 53 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 72 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 180 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 29 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 222 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 174
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, June 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Braybrook was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 29.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 222 households and account for 18.7% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 29 households, to comprise 6.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 6.6% in 2016.

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