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Harkness

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Harkness 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
Harkness201620312051Change between 2016 and 2051
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,19840.71,81540.32,75637.6+1,558
Couples without dependents61821.094020.91,67722.9+1,059
Group households963.31092.41812.5+85
Lone person households46715.976717.01,31217.9+845
One parent family45615.572016.01,15615.8+700
Other families1093.71493.32493.4+140

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2051: 249 One parent family, 2051: 1,156 Lone person households, 2051: 1,312 Group households, 2051: 181 Couples without dependents, 2051: 1,677 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 2,756 Other families, 2031: 149 One parent family, 2031: 720 Lone person households, 2031: 767 Group households, 2031: 109 Couples without dependents, 2031: 940 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 1,815 Other families, 2016: 109 One parent family, 2016: 456 Lone person households, 2016: 467 Group households, 2016: 96 Couples without dependents, 2016: 618 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,198
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: 100 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2051: 436 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2051: 545 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2051: 72 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2051: 737 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2051: 941 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 40 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 264 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 300 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 13 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 322 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 617
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Harkness 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 617 households and account for 40.3% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 13 households, to comprise 2.4% of all households in 2031, compared to 3.3% in 2016.

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