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Werribee Employment Area

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Werribee Employment Area was 'Lone person households', 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
Werribee Employment Area201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents5828.611948.22,83051.3+2,772
Couples without dependents3316.35522.31,09519.9+1,062
Group households157.441.6991.8+84
Lone person households5929.13514.263311.5+574
One parent family3215.8239.358610.6+554
Other families63.0114.52704.9+264

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 270 One parent family, 2041: 586 Lone person households, 2041: 633 Group households, 2041: 99 Couples without dependents, 2041: 1,095 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 2,830 Other families, 2026: 11 One parent family, 2026: 23 Lone person households, 2026: 35 Group households, 2026: 4 Couples without dependents, 2026: 55 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 119 Other families, 2016: 6 One parent family, 2016: 32 Lone person households, 2016: 59 Group households, 2016: 15 Couples without dependents, 2016: 33 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 58
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2019.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 259 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 563 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 598 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 95 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,040 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 2,711 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: -9 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: -24 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -11 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 22 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 61
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Werribee Employment Area was Lone person households, which accounted for 29.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 61 households and account for 48.2% of all households.

In contrast Lone person households is forecast to decrease by 24 households, to comprise 14.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 29.1% in 2016.

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