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City of WhitehorsePopulation forecast

Blackburn South

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Blackburn South was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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 South201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,53937.81,54136.21,55535.7+16
Couples without dependents89221.995822.599622.9+104
Group households1383.41473.41483.4+10
Lone person households98724.21,06925.11,10725.4+120
One parent family4019.84229.94269.8+25
Other families1162.81242.91252.9+9
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 South was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 37.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 82 households and account for 25.1% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to increase by 2 households, to comprise 36.2% of all households in 2031, compared to 37.8% in 2016.

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