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Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in Alexandrina Council was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Alexandrina 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
Alexandrina Council201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,38823.32,70920.73,13920.5+751
Couples without dependents3,95738.55,28540.36,10039.8+2,143
Group households2422.42652.02861.9+44
Lone person households2,71826.53,75428.64,54829.7+1,830
One parent family8688.59847.51,1047.2+236
Other families950.91160.91390.9+44

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2014.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 139 One parent family, 2036: 1,104 Lone person households, 2036: 4,548 Group households, 2036: 286 Couples without dependents, 2036: 6,100 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 3,139 Other families, 2026: 116 One parent family, 2026: 984 Lone person households, 2026: 3,754 Group households, 2026: 265 Couples without dependents, 2026: 5,285 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 2,709 Other families, 2011: 95 One parent family, 2011: 868 Lone person households, 2011: 2,718 Group households, 2011: 242 Couples without dependents, 2011: 3,957 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 2,388
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2014.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 23 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 120 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 794 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 21 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 815 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 430 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 21 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 116 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 1,036 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 23 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,328 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 321
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2014.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in Alexandrina Council was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 38.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 1,328 households and account for 40.3% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 21 households, to comprise 0.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 0.9% in 2011.

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