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Household types

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
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents81024.395123.21,55122.7+741
Couples without dependents70921.285020.71,44621.2+737
Group households1313.91603.92683.9+137
Lone person households96028.81,25330.52,09730.7+1,137
One parent family60818.274218.11,20917.7+601
Other families1213.61473.62503.7+129

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2051: 250 One parent family, 2051: 1,209 Lone person households, 2051: 2,097 Group households, 2051: 268 Couples without dependents, 2051: 1,446 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 1,551 Other families, 2031: 147 One parent family, 2031: 742 Lone person households, 2031: 1,253 Group households, 2031: 160 Couples without dependents, 2031: 850 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 951 Other families, 2016: 121 One parent family, 2016: 608 Lone person households, 2016: 960 Group households, 2016: 131 Couples without dependents, 2016: 709 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 810
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: 103 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2051: 467 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2051: 844 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2051: 108 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2051: 596 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2051: 600 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 26 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 134 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 293 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 29 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 141 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 141
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 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 293 households and account for 30.5% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 26 households, to comprise 3.6% of all households in 2031, compared to 3.6% in 2016.

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