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Yarra Ranges CouncilPopulation forecast

Yarra Glen & Surrounds

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Yarra Glen & Surrounds was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Yarra Ranges Council, 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
Yarra Glen & Surrounds201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents49537.149933.551531.8+20
Couples without dependents43532.656437.961537.9+180
Group households201.5140.9150.9-5
Lone person households25218.927418.433420.6+82
One parent family1007.5996.71046.4+4
Other families342.5382.6392.4+5
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, June 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Yarra Glen & Surrounds was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 37.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 129 households and account for 37.9% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 6 households, to comprise 0.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.5% in 2016.

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