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City of MeltonPopulation forecast

Melton Growth Areas

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Melton Growth Areas 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
Melton Growth Areas201620312051Change between 2016 and 2051
Couple families with dependents1,13240.419,05650.644,27848.8+43,146
Couples without dependents75827.09,67425.725,52428.1+24,766
Group households732.66981.91,7872.0+1,714
Lone person households43815.63,4179.17,5568.3+7,118
One parent family2749.84,09110.910,15111.2+9,877
Other families1304.67041.91,4501.6+1,320
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id , the population experts, June 2020.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Melton Growth Areas was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 40.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 17,924 households and account for 50.6% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 574 households, to comprise 1.9% of all households in 2031, compared to 4.6% in 2016.

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