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Melton Township

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Melton Township 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 Township201620312051Change between 2016 and 2051
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents6,72133.98,58532.711,45331.5+4,732
Couples without dependents4,36122.05,87722.48,55423.5+4,193
Group households6243.17893.01,0853.0+461
Lone person households4,19921.25,93222.68,34623.0+4,147
One parent family3,22216.24,20616.05,67315.6+2,451
Other families7243.68833.41,2533.4+529

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2051: 1,253 One parent family, 2051: 5,673 Lone person households, 2051: 8,346 Group households, 2051: 1,085 Couples without dependents, 2051: 8,554 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 11,453 Other families, 2031: 883 One parent family, 2031: 4,206 Lone person households, 2031: 5,932 Group households, 2031: 789 Couples without dependents, 2031: 5,877 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 8,585 Other families, 2016: 724 One parent family, 2016: 3,222 Lone person households, 2016: 4,199 Group households, 2016: 624 Couples without dependents, 2016: 4,361 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 6,721
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: 370 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2051: 1,467 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2051: 2,414 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2051: 296 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2051: 2,677 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2051: 2,868 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 159 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 984 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 1,733 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 165 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 1,516 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 1,864
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Melton Township was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 33.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 1,864 households and account for 32.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 159 households, to comprise 3.4% of all households in 2031, compared to 3.6% in 2016.

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