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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
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,13240.417,72549.942,11248.4+40,980
Couples without dependents75827.09,22926.024,41028.1+23,652
Group households732.66791.91,8222.1+1,749
Lone person households43815.63,2299.16,7377.7+6,299
One parent family2749.83,84810.89,96811.5+9,694
Other families1304.68102.31,9672.3+1,837

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2051: 1,967 One parent family, 2051: 9,968 Lone person households, 2051: 6,737 Group households, 2051: 1,822 Couples without dependents, 2051: 24,410 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 42,112 Other families, 2031: 810 One parent family, 2031: 3,848 Lone person households, 2031: 3,229 Group households, 2031: 679 Couples without dependents, 2031: 9,229 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 17,725 Other families, 2016: 130 One parent family, 2016: 274 Lone person households, 2016: 438 Group households, 2016: 73 Couples without dependents, 2016: 758 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,132
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: 1,157 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2051: 6,120 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2051: 3,508 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2051: 1,143 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2051: 15,181 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2051: 24,387 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 680 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 3,574 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 2,791 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 606 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 8,471 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 16,593
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 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 16,593 households and account for 49.9% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 606 households, to comprise 1.9% of all households in 2031, compared to 2.6% in 2016.

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