In 2016, the dominant household type in Southern 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|
|Southern Rural||2016||2031||2051||Change between 2016 and 2051|
|Couple families with dependents||39||43.3||50||44.6||61||43.6||+22||11||11||0.0000||0.0000||56.4102419460918||11|
|Couples without dependents||25||27.8||24||21.4||32||22.9||+7||-1||8||0.0000||0.0000||27.9999888000045||-1|
|Lone person households||11||12.2||16||14.3||21||15.0||+10||5||5||0.0000||0.0000||90.9090082645379||5|
|One parent family||8||8.9||14||12.5||16||11.4||+8||6||2||0.0000||0.0000||99.9998750001563||6|
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, May 2019.
In 2016, the dominant household type in Southern Rural was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 43.3% of all households.
The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 11 households and account for 44.6% of all households.
In contrast Couples without dependents is forecast to decrease by 1 households, to comprise 21.4% of all households in 2031, compared to 27.8% in 2016.