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Point Cook South

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Point Cook South was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Wyndham, 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
Point Cook South201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,67156.73,71553.44,90745.8+2,236
Couples without dependents92619.71,41920.42,60224.3+1,676
Group households1302.81692.42402.2+110
Lone person households4178.973110.51,56614.6+1,149
One parent family3397.25868.48628.0+523
Other families2274.83354.85365.0+309

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2018.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 536 One parent family, 2041: 862 Lone person households, 2041: 1,566 Group households, 2041: 240 Couples without dependents, 2041: 2,602 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 4,907 Other families, 2026: 335 One parent family, 2026: 586 Lone person households, 2026: 731 Group households, 2026: 169 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,419 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 3,715 Other families, 2016: 227 One parent family, 2016: 339 Lone person households, 2016: 417 Group households, 2016: 130 Couples without dependents, 2016: 926 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 2,671
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2018.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 201 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 276 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 835 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 71 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,183 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,192 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 108 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 247 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 314 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 39 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 493 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,044
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Point Cook South was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 56.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 1,044 households and account for 53.4% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 39 households, to comprise 2.4% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.8% in 2016.

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