City of StonningtonPopulation forecast
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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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City of Stonnington

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Stonnington 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 Stonnington, 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 Stonnington201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents10,09719.811,86319.613,10119.5+3,004
Couples without dependents13,51126.415,28625.216,55924.7+3,048
Group households5,0099.85,4068.95,6898.5+680
Lone person households18,21335.622,65437.425,44437.9+7,231
One parent family3,0776.04,0516.74,7797.1+1,702
Other families1,2002.31,3862.31,5032.2+303

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,503 One parent family, 2036: 4,779 Lone person households, 2036: 25,444 Group households, 2036: 5,689 Couples without dependents, 2036: 16,559 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 13,101 Other families, 2026: 1,386 One parent family, 2026: 4,051 Lone person households, 2026: 22,654 Group households, 2026: 5,406 Couples without dependents, 2026: 15,286 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 11,863 Other families, 2016: 1,200 One parent family, 2016: 3,077 Lone person households, 2016: 18,213 Group households, 2016: 5,009 Couples without dependents, 2016: 13,511 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 10,097
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 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: 117 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 728 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,790 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 283 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,273 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,238 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 186 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 974 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 4,441 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 397 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,775 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,766
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Stonnington was Lone person households, which accounted for 35.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 4,441 households and account for 37.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 186 households, to comprise 2.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.3% in 2016.

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