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Brookfield

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Brookfield 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
Brookfield201620312051Change between 2016 and 2051
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,26740.72,00041.22,77539.1+1,508
Couples without dependents71923.11,10422.71,79525.3+1,076
Group households682.21002.11492.1+81
Lone person households52817.083217.11,21217.1+684
One parent family41013.265513.592513.0+515
Other families1233.91673.42423.4+119

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2051: 242 One parent family, 2051: 925 Lone person households, 2051: 1,212 Group households, 2051: 149 Couples without dependents, 2051: 1,795 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 2,775 Other families, 2031: 167 One parent family, 2031: 655 Lone person households, 2031: 832 Group households, 2031: 100 Couples without dependents, 2031: 1,104 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 2,000 Other families, 2016: 123 One parent family, 2016: 410 Lone person households, 2016: 528 Group households, 2016: 68 Couples without dependents, 2016: 719 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,267
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: 75 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2051: 270 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2051: 380 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2051: 49 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2051: 691 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2051: 775 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 44 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 245 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 304 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 32 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 385 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 733
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Brookfield was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 40.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 733 households and account for 41.2% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 32 households, to comprise 2.1% of all households in 2031, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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