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City of Melton

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Melton was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Melton, 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
City of Melton201620312051Change between 2016 and 2051
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents20,31644.840,06244.367,92043.1+47,604
Couples without dependents9,44920.821,86224.242,10726.8+32,658
Group households9972.21,8602.13,3962.2+2,399
Lone person households7,12215.712,82614.220,28812.9+13,166
One parent family5,63412.411,01612.219,15612.2+13,522
Other families1,8174.02,8593.24,5412.9+2,724

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2019.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2051: 4,541 One parent family, 2051: 19,156 Lone person households, 2051: 20,288 Group households, 2051: 3,396 Couples without dependents, 2051: 42,107 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 67,920 Other families, 2031: 2,859 One parent family, 2031: 11,016 Lone person households, 2031: 12,826 Group households, 2031: 1,860 Couples without dependents, 2031: 21,862 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 40,062 Other families, 2016: 1,817 One parent family, 2016: 5,634 Lone person households, 2016: 7,122 Group households, 2016: 997 Couples without dependents, 2016: 9,449 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 20,316
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2051
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2051 Forecast change in Other families,  2031 to 2051: 1,682 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2051: 8,140 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2051: 7,462 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2051: 1,536 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2051: 20,245 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2051: 27,858 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 1,042 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 5,382 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 5,704 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 863 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 12,413 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 19,746
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Melton was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 44.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 19,746 households and account for 44.3% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 863 households, to comprise 2.1% of all households in 2031, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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