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Glenelg Shire

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in Glenelg Shire was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2021 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Glenelg Shire, 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
Glenelg Shire201120212036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,24626.92,08923.82,08522.1-161
Couples without dependents2,52730.32,85332.53,06632.4+539
Group households1712.01742.01721.8+1
Lone person households2,49329.92,75831.53,20133.9+708
One parent family84310.18299.58679.2+24
Other families670.8660.8640.7-3

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2015.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 64 One parent family, 2036: 867 Lone person households, 2036: 3,201 Group households, 2036: 172 Couples without dependents, 2036: 3,066 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 2,085 Other families, 2021: 66 One parent family, 2021: 829 Lone person households, 2021: 2,758 Group households, 2021: 174 Couples without dependents, 2021: 2,853 Couple families with dependents, 2021: 2,089 Other families, 2011: 67 One parent family, 2011: 843 Lone person households, 2011: 2,493 Group households, 2011: 171 Couples without dependents, 2011: 2,527 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 2,246
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2015.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2021 to 2036: -2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2021 to 2036: 38 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2021 to 2036: 443 Forecast change in Group households,  2021 to 2036: -2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2021 to 2036: 213 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2021 to 2036: -4 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2021: -1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2021: -14 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2021: 265 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2021: 3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2021: 326 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2021: -157
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in Glenelg Shire was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 30.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2021 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 326 households and account for 32.5% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 157 households, to comprise 23.8% of all households in 2021, compared to 26.9% in 2011.

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