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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Household types

In 2016, 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 Council201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,51921.92,78520.63,18320.4+664
Couples without dependents4,62140.25,51040.96,28540.4+1,664
Group households2562.22722.02891.9+33
Lone person households3,11727.13,83228.44,59629.5+1,479
One parent family8747.69697.21,0806.9+206
Other families1070.91200.91420.9+35

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 142 One parent family, 2036: 1,080 Lone person households, 2036: 4,596 Group households, 2036: 289 Couples without dependents, 2036: 6,285 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 3,183 Other families, 2026: 120 One parent family, 2026: 969 Lone person households, 2026: 3,832 Group households, 2026: 272 Couples without dependents, 2026: 5,510 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 2,785 Other families, 2016: 107 One parent family, 2016: 874 Lone person households, 2016: 3,117 Group households, 2016: 256 Couples without dependents, 2016: 4,621 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 2,519
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 22 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 111 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 764 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 17 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 775 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 398 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 13 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 95 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 715 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 16 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 889 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 266
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Alexandrina Council was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 40.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 889 households and account for 40.9% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 13 households, to comprise 0.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 0.9% in 2016.

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