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North Precinct

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in North Precinct was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with 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
North Precinct201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,29928.53,16328.44,88127.6+2,582
Couples without dependents1,90823.62,61523.54,17723.6+2,269
Group households81910.11,0989.91,6869.5+867
Lone person households2,01024.92,86525.74,75826.9+2,748
One parent family6908.69258.31,4688.3+778
Other families3434.34634.27304.1+387

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 730 One parent family, 2041: 1,468 Lone person households, 2041: 4,758 Group households, 2041: 1,686 Couples without dependents, 2041: 4,177 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 4,881 Other families, 2026: 463 One parent family, 2026: 925 Lone person households, 2026: 2,865 Group households, 2026: 1,098 Couples without dependents, 2026: 2,615 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 3,163 Other families, 2016: 343 One parent family, 2016: 690 Lone person households, 2016: 2,010 Group households, 2016: 819 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,908 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 2,299
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: 267 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 543 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 1,893 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 588 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,562 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,718 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 120 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 235 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 855 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 279 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 707 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 864
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, June 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in North Precinct was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 28.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 864 households and account for 28.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 120 households, to comprise 4.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 4.3% in 2016.

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