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In 2016, the dominant household type in City of Port Phillip was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.
Analysing the future household structure in City of Port Phillip, 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 Port Phillip||2016||2026||2041||Change between 2016 and 2041|
|Couple families with dependents||8,455||15.7||9,730||14.5||11,871||13.0||+3,416|
|Couples without dependents||15,194||28.2||18,851||28.1||26,755||29.2||+11,561|
|Lone person households||21,342||39.6||27,268||40.7||38,205||41.8||+16,863|
|One parent family||2,943||5.5||3,672||5.5||4,603||5.0||+1,660|
In 2016, the dominant household type in City of Port Phillip was Lone person households, which accounted for 39.6% of all households.
The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 5,926 households and account for 40.7% of all households.
In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 358 households, to comprise 2.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.8% in 2016.
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