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 2021 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 Stonnington201620212036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents10,09719.811,03219.513,10119.5+3,004
Couples without dependents13,51126.414,57425.816,55924.7+3,048
Group households5,0099.85,2889.35,6898.5+680
Lone person households18,21335.620,71936.625,44437.9+7,231
One parent family3,0776.03,6306.44,7797.1+1,702
Other families1,2002.31,3182.31,5032.2+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, 2021: 1,318 One parent family, 2021: 3,630 Lone person households, 2021: 20,719 Group households, 2021: 5,288 Couples without dependents, 2021: 14,574 Couple families with dependents, 2021: 11,032 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,  2021 to 2036: 185 Forecast change in One parent family,  2021 to 2036: 1,149 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2021 to 2036: 4,725 Forecast change in Group households,  2021 to 2036: 401 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2021 to 2036: 1,985 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2021 to 2036: 2,069 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2021: 118 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2021: 553 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2021: 2,506 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2021: 279 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2021: 1,063 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2021: 935
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 2021 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 2,506 households and account for 36.6% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 118 households, to comprise 2.3% of all households in 2021, compared to 2.3% in 2016.

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