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Surrey Hills

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Surrey Hills 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
Surrey Hills201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents84842.083939.185338.7+5
Couples without dependents49724.656026.156925.8+72
Group households793.9803.7813.7+2
Lone person households42721.149423.052323.8+96
One parent family1356.71366.31396.3+4
Other families351.7371.7371.7+2

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 37 One parent family, 2041: 139 Lone person households, 2041: 523 Group households, 2041: 81 Couples without dependents, 2041: 569 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 853 Other families, 2031: 37 One parent family, 2031: 136 Lone person households, 2031: 494 Group households, 2031: 80 Couples without dependents, 2031: 560 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 839 Other families, 2016: 35 One parent family, 2016: 135 Lone person households, 2016: 427 Group households, 2016: 79 Couples without dependents, 2016: 497 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 848
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: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2041: 3 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2041: 29 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2041: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2041: 9 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2041: 14 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 1 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 67 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 63 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: -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 Surrey Hills was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 42.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 67 households and account for 23.0% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 9 households, to comprise 39.1% of all households in 2031, compared to 42.0% in 2016.

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