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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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In 2016, the dominant household type in Hughesdale was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without 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
Hughesdale201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,02333.21,03832.01,07731.6+54
Couples without dependents70823.080524.886225.3+154
Group households1926.21976.12066.0+14
Lone person households80226.082525.587225.6+70
One parent family2728.82888.92998.8+27
Other families842.7882.7922.7+8

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 92 One parent family, 2036: 299 Lone person households, 2036: 872 Group households, 2036: 206 Couples without dependents, 2036: 862 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,077 Other families, 2026: 88 One parent family, 2026: 288 Lone person households, 2026: 825 Group households, 2026: 197 Couples without dependents, 2026: 805 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,038 Other families, 2016: 84 One parent family, 2016: 272 Lone person households, 2016: 802 Group households, 2016: 192 Couples without dependents, 2016: 708 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,023
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 4 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 11 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 47 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 9 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 57 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 39 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 4 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 16 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 23 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 97 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 15
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Hughesdale was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 33.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 97 households and account for 24.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 4 households, to comprise 2.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.7% in 2016.

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