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Fraser Rise

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Fraser Rise 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
Fraser Rise201620312051Change between 2016 and 2051
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents62744.94,71751.16,43049.8+5,803
Couples without dependents41329.62,30925.03,28025.4+2,867
Group households201.41451.62602.0+240
Lone person households14610.56597.17746.0+628
One parent family1228.71,03911.21,62612.6+1,504
Other families684.93704.05454.2+477

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2051: 545 One parent family, 2051: 1,626 Lone person households, 2051: 774 Group households, 2051: 260 Couples without dependents, 2051: 3,280 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 6,430 Other families, 2031: 370 One parent family, 2031: 1,039 Lone person households, 2031: 659 Group households, 2031: 145 Couples without dependents, 2031: 2,309 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 4,717 Other families, 2016: 68 One parent family, 2016: 122 Lone person households, 2016: 146 Group households, 2016: 20 Couples without dependents, 2016: 413 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 627
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: 175 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2051: 587 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2051: 115 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2051: 115 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2051: 971 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2051: 1,713 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 302 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 917 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 513 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 125 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 1,896 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 4,090
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Fraser Rise was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 44.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 4,090 households and account for 51.1% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 125 households, to comprise 1.6% of all households in 2031, compared to 1.4% in 2016.

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