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City of MonashPopulation forecast

In 2016, the dominant household type in Clayton was 'Group households', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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
Clayton201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
Couple families with dependents1,39721.81,96022.22,21222.2+815
Couples without dependents1,25219.61,67319.01,89019.0+638
Group households1,55224.22,06223.42,26522.7+713
Lone person households1,50223.52,16824.62,51125.2+1,009
One parent family4326.75916.76886.9+256
Other families2674.23654.14074.1+140
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, February 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Clayton was Group households, which accounted for 24.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 666 households and account for 24.6% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 98 households, to comprise 4.1% of all households in 2031, compared to 4.2% in 2016.

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