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City of MonashPopulation forecast

City of Monash

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Monash 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 Monash, 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
City of Monash201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents24,84036.428,79135.531,79535.5+6,955
Couples without dependents16,58024.319,53524.121,59224.1+5,012
Group households4,4636.55,2496.55,7506.4+1,287
Lone person households13,36119.617,05421.119,06821.3+5,707
One parent family6,2539.27,3349.18,1289.1+1,875
Other families2,6763.93,0423.83,2933.7+617
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, February 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Monash was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 36.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 3,951 households and account for 35.5% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 366 households, to comprise 3.8% of all households in 2031, compared to 3.9% in 2016.

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