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 2031 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 City201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents15,33235.417,29732.518,44731.7+3,115
Couples without dependents10,70824.713,48725.414,89525.6+4,187
Group households1,2752.91,5262.91,6612.9+386
Lone person households10,30323.814,01926.415,73927.0+5,436
One parent family4,59110.65,65210.66,22110.7+1,630
Other families1,1222.61,2032.31,3032.2+181

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, February 2019.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 1,303 One parent family, 2041: 6,221 Lone person households, 2041: 15,739 Group households, 2041: 1,661 Couples without dependents, 2041: 14,895 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 18,447 Other families, 2031: 1,203 One parent family, 2031: 5,652 Lone person households, 2031: 14,019 Group households, 2031: 1,526 Couples without dependents, 2031: 13,487 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 17,297 Other families, 2016: 1,122 One parent family, 2016: 4,591 Lone person households, 2016: 10,303 Group households, 2016: 1,275 Couples without dependents, 2016: 10,708 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 15,332
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2019.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2031 to 2041: 100 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2041: 569 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2041: 1,720 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2041: 135 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2041: 1,408 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2041: 1,150 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 81 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 1,061 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 3,716 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 251 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 2,779 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 1,965
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Maroondah City was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 35.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 3,716 households and account for 26.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 81 households, to comprise 2.3% of all households in 2031, compared to 2.6% in 2016.

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