City of MeltonPopulation 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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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 dependents20,34244.638,39842.464,39140.9+44,049
Couples without dependents9,53520.923,44725.945,36328.8+35,828
Group households1,0772.42,0042.23,3962.2+2,319
Lone person households7,11315.613,13014.521,49613.6+14,383
One parent family5,63112.410,60511.718,61511.8+12,984
Other families1,8684.12,9843.34,2652.7+2,397

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2018.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2051: 4,265 One parent family, 2051: 18,615 Lone person households, 2051: 21,496 Group households, 2051: 3,396 Couples without dependents, 2051: 45,363 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 64,391 Other families, 2031: 2,984 One parent family, 2031: 10,605 Lone person households, 2031: 13,130 Group households, 2031: 2,004 Couples without dependents, 2031: 23,447 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 38,398 Other families, 2016: 1,868 One parent family, 2016: 5,631 Lone person households, 2016: 7,113 Group households, 2016: 1,077 Couples without dependents, 2016: 9,535 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 20,342
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2018.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2051
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2051 Forecast change in Other families,  2031 to 2051: 1,281 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2051: 8,010 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2051: 8,366 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2051: 1,392 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2051: 21,916 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2051: 25,993 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 1,116 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 4,974 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 6,017 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 927 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 13,912 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 18,056
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, July 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Melton was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 44.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 18,056 households and account for 42.4% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 927 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2031, compared to 2.4% in 2016.

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