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Mitcham

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Mitcham 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
Mitcham201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,28634.52,58833.72,85133.5+565
Couples without dependents1,74526.42,07227.02,30227.1+557
Group households2293.52693.52953.5+66
Lone person households1,64824.91,93325.22,15125.3+503
One parent family5568.46368.37038.3+147
Other families1572.41872.42062.4+49

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 206 One parent family, 2041: 703 Lone person households, 2041: 2,151 Group households, 2041: 295 Couples without dependents, 2041: 2,302 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 2,851 Other families, 2031: 187 One parent family, 2031: 636 Lone person households, 2031: 1,933 Group households, 2031: 269 Couples without dependents, 2031: 2,072 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 2,588 Other families, 2016: 157 One parent family, 2016: 556 Lone person households, 2016: 1,648 Group households, 2016: 229 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,745 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 2,286
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: 19 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2041: 67 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2041: 218 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2041: 26 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2041: 230 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2041: 263 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 30 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 80 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 285 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 40 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 327 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 302
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Mitcham was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 34.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 327 households and account for 27.0% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 30 households, to comprise 2.4% of all households in 2031, compared to 2.4% in 2016.

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