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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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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.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 3,293 One parent family, 2041: 8,128 Lone person households, 2041: 19,068 Group households, 2041: 5,750 Couples without dependents, 2041: 21,592 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 31,795 Other families, 2031: 3,042 One parent family, 2031: 7,334 Lone person households, 2031: 17,054 Group households, 2031: 5,249 Couples without dependents, 2031: 19,535 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 28,791 Other families, 2016: 2,676 One parent family, 2016: 6,253 Lone person households, 2016: 13,361 Group households, 2016: 4,463 Couples without dependents, 2016: 16,580 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 24,840
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, February 2019.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2031 to 2041: 251 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2041: 794 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2041: 2,014 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2041: 501 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2041: 2,057 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2041: 3,004 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 366 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 1,081 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 3,693 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 786 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 2,955 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 3,951
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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