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Weir Views

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Weir Views 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
Weir Views201620312051Change between 2016 and 2051
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents12742.81,65845.82,20841.2+2,081
Couples without dependents7926.686723.91,42126.5+1,342
Group households113.71163.21793.3+168
Lone person households3812.842411.777814.5+740
One parent family3210.844812.460811.3+576
Other families103.41093.01673.1+157

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: 608 Lone person households, 2051: 778 Group households, 2051: 179 Couples without dependents, 2051: 1,421 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 2,208 Other families, 2031: 109 One parent family, 2031: 448 Lone person households, 2031: 424 Group households, 2031: 116 Couples without dependents, 2031: 867 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 1,658 Other families, 2016: 10 One parent family, 2016: 32 Lone person households, 2016: 38 Group households, 2016: 11 Couples without dependents, 2016: 79 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 127
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: 58 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2051: 160 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2051: 354 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2051: 63 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2051: 554 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2051: 550 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 99 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 416 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 386 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 105 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 788 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 1,531
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Weir Views was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 42.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 1,531 households and account for 45.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 99 households, to comprise 3.0% of all households in 2031, compared to 3.4% in 2016.

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