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Northern Rural

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Northern Rural 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
Northern Rural201620312051Change between 2016 and 2051
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents11439.214039.717439.0+60
Couples without dependents8930.69025.511926.7+30
Group households93.1113.1153.4+6
Lone person households4314.86317.87717.3+34
One parent family248.23710.54510.1+21
Other families124.1123.4163.6+4

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2051: 16 One parent family, 2051: 45 Lone person households, 2051: 77 Group households, 2051: 15 Couples without dependents, 2051: 119 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 174 Other families, 2031: 12 One parent family, 2031: 37 Lone person households, 2031: 63 Group households, 2031: 11 Couples without dependents, 2031: 90 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 140 Other families, 2016: 12 One parent family, 2016: 24 Lone person households, 2016: 43 Group households, 2016: 9 Couples without dependents, 2016: 89 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 114
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: 4 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2051: 8 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2051: 14 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2051: 4 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2051: 29 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2051: 34 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 13 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 20 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 1 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 26
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Northern Rural was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 39.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 26 households and account for 39.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 0 households, to comprise 3.4% of all households in 2031, compared to 4.1% in 2016.

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