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Melton West

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Melton West was 'Couple families with dependents', 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
Melton West201620312051Change between 2016 and 2051
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,17437.71,18035.31,74935.3+575
Couples without dependents69822.478923.61,17723.8+479
Group households712.3912.71372.8+66
Lone person households54217.465119.594019.0+398
One parent family51816.752415.777915.7+261
Other families1083.51073.21673.4+59

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2051: 167 One parent family, 2051: 779 Lone person households, 2051: 940 Group households, 2051: 137 Couples without dependents, 2051: 1,177 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 1,749 Other families, 2031: 107 One parent family, 2031: 524 Lone person households, 2031: 651 Group households, 2031: 91 Couples without dependents, 2031: 789 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 1,180 Other families, 2016: 108 One parent family, 2016: 518 Lone person households, 2016: 542 Group households, 2016: 71 Couples without dependents, 2016: 698 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,174
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: 60 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2051: 255 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2051: 289 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2051: 46 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2051: 388 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2051: 569 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: -1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 6 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 109 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 20 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 91 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 6
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 West was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 37.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 109 households and account for 19.5% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to decrease by 1 households, to comprise 3.2% of all households in 2031, compared to 3.5% in 2016.

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