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Blackburn North

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Blackburn North was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with 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
Blackburn North201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,12639.81,24539.11,26137.8+135
Couples without dependents64622.874623.480124.0+155
Group households943.31133.51133.4+19
Lone person households56419.963119.868820.6+124
One parent family32011.335811.237411.2+54
Other families802.8942.9962.9+16

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, March 2019.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 96 One parent family, 2041: 374 Lone person households, 2041: 688 Group households, 2041: 113 Couples without dependents, 2041: 801 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 1,261 Other families, 2031: 94 One parent family, 2031: 358 Lone person households, 2031: 631 Group households, 2031: 113 Couples without dependents, 2031: 746 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 1,245 Other families, 2016: 80 One parent family, 2016: 320 Lone person households, 2016: 564 Group households, 2016: 94 Couples without dependents, 2016: 646 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,126
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2019.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2031 to 2041: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2041: 16 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2041: 57 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2041: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2041: 55 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2041: 16 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 14 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 38 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 67 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 19 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 100 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 119
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Blackburn North was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 39.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 119 households and account for 39.1% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 14 households, to comprise 2.9% of all households in 2031, compared to 2.8% in 2016.

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