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City of Moonee ValleyPopulation forecast

City of Moonee Valley

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Moonee Valley 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 Moonee Valley, 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 Moonee Valley201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents15,50031.818,57930.822,16830.2+6,668
Couples without dependents12,15124.914,57824.117,15323.3+5,002
Group households2,3804.93,1095.13,5384.8+1,158
Lone person households12,86726.417,03528.222,10530.1+9,238
One parent family4,6399.55,5259.26,6989.1+2,059
Other families1,2752.61,5442.61,8042.5+529
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Moonee Valley was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 31.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 4,168 households and account for 28.2% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 269 households, to comprise 2.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.6% in 2016.

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