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South East Precinct

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in South East 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
South East Precinct201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,71128.82,10830.02,22529.2+514
Couples without dependents1,64127.61,86426.52,01326.4+372
Group households5429.15888.45897.7+47
Lone person households1,47424.81,77725.32,01926.5+545
One parent family4327.35147.35837.7+151
Other families1472.51732.51872.5+40

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 187 One parent family, 2041: 583 Lone person households, 2041: 2,019 Group households, 2041: 589 Couples without dependents, 2041: 2,013 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 2,225 Other families, 2026: 173 One parent family, 2026: 514 Lone person households, 2026: 1,777 Group households, 2026: 588 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,864 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 2,108 Other families, 2016: 147 One parent family, 2016: 432 Lone person households, 2016: 1,474 Group households, 2016: 542 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,641 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,711
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: 14 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 69 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 242 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 149 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 117 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 26 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 82 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 303 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 46 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 223 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 397
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, June 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in South East Precinct was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 28.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 397 households and account for 30.0% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 26 households, to comprise 2.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.5% in 2016.

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