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Melton East

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Melton East was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without 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 East201620312051Change between 2016 and 2051
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents11,52756.411,35550.310,43545.2-1,092
Couples without dependents3,72818.25,03622.35,91725.6+2,189
Group households2441.22571.12511.1+7
Lone person households2,10610.32,63211.73,17313.7+1,067
One parent family1,9379.52,2179.82,1769.4+239
Other families9144.51,0654.71,1505.0+236

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2051: 1,150 One parent family, 2051: 2,176 Lone person households, 2051: 3,173 Group households, 2051: 251 Couples without dependents, 2051: 5,917 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 10,435 Other families, 2031: 1,065 One parent family, 2031: 2,217 Lone person households, 2031: 2,632 Group households, 2031: 257 Couples without dependents, 2031: 5,036 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 11,355 Other families, 2016: 914 One parent family, 2016: 1,937 Lone person households, 2016: 2,106 Group households, 2016: 244 Couples without dependents, 2016: 3,728 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 11,527
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: 85 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2051: -41 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2051: 541 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2051: -6 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2051: 881 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2051: -920 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 151 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 280 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 526 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 13 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 1,308 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: -172
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 East was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 56.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,308 households and account for 22.3% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 172 households, to comprise 50.3% of all households in 2031, compared to 56.4% in 2016.

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