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In 2016, the dominant household type in Box Hill was 'Lone person households', 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|
|Box Hill||2016||2031||2041||Change between 2016 and 2041|
|Couple families with dependents||1,082||22.2||1,867||18.1||2,271||17.8||+1,189|
|Couples without dependents||1,107||22.7||2,401||23.3||2,966||23.2||+1,859|
|Lone person households||1,482||30.4||3,507||34.0||4,459||34.9||+2,977|
|One parent family||432||8.9||821||8.0||1,073||8.4||+641|
In 2016, the dominant household type in Box Hill was Lone person households, which accounted for 30.4% of all households.
The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 2,025 households and account for 34.0% of all households.
In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 206 households, to comprise 3.9% of all households in 2031, compared to 4.0% in 2016.
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