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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 Oakleigh was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 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
Oakleigh201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,06934.01,18230.81,29630.5+227
Couples without dependents70422.487822.997422.9+270
Group households1936.12215.82265.3+33
Lone person households76824.41,08728.41,25129.4+483
One parent family31410.03489.13798.9+65
Other families973.11163.01242.9+27

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 124 One parent family, 2036: 379 Lone person households, 2036: 1,251 Group households, 2036: 226 Couples without dependents, 2036: 974 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,296 Other families, 2026: 116 One parent family, 2026: 348 Lone person households, 2026: 1,087 Group households, 2026: 221 Couples without dependents, 2026: 878 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,182 Other families, 2016: 97 One parent family, 2016: 314 Lone person households, 2016: 768 Group households, 2016: 193 Couples without dependents, 2016: 704 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,069
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: 8 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 31 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 164 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 96 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 114 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 19 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 34 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 319 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 28 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 174 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 113
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Oakleigh was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 34.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 319 households and account for 28.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 19 households, to comprise 3.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.1% in 2016.

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