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City of MaribyrnongPopulation forecast

Central Precinct

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Central Precinct was 'Lone person households', 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
Central Precinct201620262051Change between 2016 and 2051
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,90825.52,01025.62,10524.0+197
Couples without dependents1,70022.71,71921.91,90421.7+204
Group households7319.87059.07438.5+12
Lone person households2,13928.62,32829.72,78531.7+646
One parent family7199.679010.194110.7+222
Other families2833.82853.63023.4+19
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id (informed decisions), January 2021.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Central Precinct was Lone person households, which accounted for 28.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 189 households and account for 29.7% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 26 households, to comprise 9.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 9.8% in 2016.

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