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City of MeltonPopulation forecast

In 2016, the dominant household type in Melton was 'Lone person households', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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
Melton201620312051Change between 2016 and 2051
Couple families with dependents81024.389323.01,38322.6+573
Couples without dependents70921.280920.81,29921.3+590
Group households1313.91503.92393.9+108
Lone person households96028.81,19330.71,88530.9+925
One parent family60818.270118.01,08117.7+473
Other families1213.61383.62233.6+102
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id , the population experts, June 2020.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Melton was Lone person households, which accounted for 28.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 233 households and account for 30.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 17 households, to comprise 3.6% of all households in 2031, compared to 3.6% in 2016.

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