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Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Parkville was 'Lone person households', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Melbourne, 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
Parkville201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents28012.742714.544815.1+168
Couples without dependents62228.283728.484428.4+222
Group households46821.248516.543614.7-32
Lone person households68831.299733.81,03434.8+346
One parent family904.11414.81545.2+64
Other families562.5612.1571.9+1

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 57 One parent family, 2041: 154 Lone person households, 2041: 1,034 Group households, 2041: 436 Couples without dependents, 2041: 844 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 448 Other families, 2031: 61 One parent family, 2031: 141 Lone person households, 2031: 997 Group households, 2031: 485 Couples without dependents, 2031: 837 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 427 Other families, 2016: 56 One parent family, 2016: 90 Lone person households, 2016: 688 Group households, 2016: 468 Couples without dependents, 2016: 622 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 280
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, April 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: -4 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2041: 13 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2041: 37 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2041: -49 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2041: 7 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2041: 21 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 51 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 309 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 17 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 215 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 147
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Parkville was Lone person households, which accounted for 31.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 309 households and account for 33.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 5 households, to comprise 2.1% of all households in 2031, compared to 2.5% in 2016.

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