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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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Box Hill North

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Box Hill North was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 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 North201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,56832.61,65432.21,68131.2+113
Couples without dependents1,09522.81,21623.61,31424.4+219
Group households2665.52845.52845.3+18
Lone person households1,18824.71,25924.51,35925.2+171
One parent family54211.357111.158710.9+45
Other families1473.11583.11603.0+13

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 160 One parent family, 2036: 587 Lone person households, 2036: 1,359 Group households, 2036: 284 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,314 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,681 Other families, 2026: 158 One parent family, 2026: 571 Lone person households, 2026: 1,259 Group households, 2026: 284 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,216 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,654 Other families, 2016: 147 One parent family, 2016: 542 Lone person households, 2016: 1,188 Group households, 2016: 266 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,095 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,568
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 16 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 100 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 98 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 27 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 11 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 29 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 71 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 18 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 121 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 86
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Box Hill North was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 32.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 121 households and account for 23.6% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 11 households, to comprise 3.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.1% in 2016.

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