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City of WhitehorsePopulation forecast

Box Hill South

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Box Hill South was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Whitehorse, 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
Box Hill South201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
Couple families with dependents1,13334.61,18632.71,18931.7+56
Couples without dependents67320.686523.991524.4+242
Group households2076.32196.02185.8+11
Lone person households81624.989124.695925.6+143
One parent family34010.43489.63509.3+10
Other families1033.11133.11153.1+12
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), March 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Box Hill South was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 34.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 192 households and account for 23.9% of all households.

In contrast One parent family is forecast to increase by 8 households, to comprise 9.6% of all households in 2031, compared to 10.4% in 2016.

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