City of MaroondahPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Maroondah City

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Maroondah City was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Maroondah City, 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
Maroondah City201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents14,74633.515,62531.916,68431.2+1,938
Couples without dependents11,46226.113,12326.814,28126.7+2,819
Group households1,2642.91,4442.91,5853.0+321
Lone person households10,82224.612,53625.614,00526.2+3,183
One parent family4,88411.15,43711.15,95811.1+1,074
Other families7901.88891.89661.8+176

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 966 One parent family, 2036: 5,958 Lone person households, 2036: 14,005 Group households, 2036: 1,585 Couples without dependents, 2036: 14,281 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 16,684 Other families, 2026: 889 One parent family, 2026: 5,437 Lone person households, 2026: 12,536 Group households, 2026: 1,444 Couples without dependents, 2026: 13,123 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 15,625 Other families, 2016: 790 One parent family, 2016: 4,884 Lone person households, 2016: 10,822 Group households, 2016: 1,264 Couples without dependents, 2016: 11,462 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 14,746
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 77 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 521 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,469 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 141 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,158 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,059 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 99 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 553 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,714 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 180 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,661 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 879
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Maroondah City was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 33.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 1,714 households and account for 25.6% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 99 households, to comprise 1.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.8% in 2016.

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