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Airport West - Essendon Fields

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Airport West - Essendon Fields 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
Airport West - Essendon Fields201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents93927.71,00328.11,11328.0+174
Couples without dependents90126.587424.595323.9+52
Group households1073.21063.01152.9+8
Lone person households92127.11,04429.31,19830.1+277
One parent family43512.845212.750112.6+66
Other families912.7892.51002.5+9

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 100 One parent family, 2041: 501 Lone person households, 2041: 1,198 Group households, 2041: 115 Couples without dependents, 2041: 953 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 1,113 Other families, 2026: 89 One parent family, 2026: 452 Lone person households, 2026: 1,044 Group households, 2026: 106 Couples without dependents, 2026: 874 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,003 Other families, 2016: 91 One parent family, 2016: 435 Lone person households, 2016: 921 Group households, 2016: 107 Couples without dependents, 2016: 901 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 939
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 11 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 49 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 154 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 9 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 79 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 110 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: -2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 17 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 123 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: -27 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 64
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Airport West - Essendon Fields was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 27.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 123 households and account for 29.3% of all households.

In contrast Couples without dependents is forecast to decrease by 27 households, to comprise 24.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 26.5% in 2016.

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