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Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Kingston was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Kingston, 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
City of Kingston201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents19,43233.621,89131.623,16630.9+3,734
Couples without dependents14,41124.917,86925.819,44026.0+5,029
Group households1,7923.12,2073.22,3673.2+575
Lone person households15,16826.219,00927.421,03028.1+5,862
One parent family5,7579.96,7729.87,2839.7+1,526
Other families1,3172.31,5242.21,6252.2+308

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,625 One parent family, 2036: 7,283 Lone person households, 2036: 21,030 Group households, 2036: 2,367 Couples without dependents, 2036: 19,440 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 23,166 Other families, 2026: 1,524 One parent family, 2026: 6,772 Lone person households, 2026: 19,009 Group households, 2026: 2,207 Couples without dependents, 2026: 17,869 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 21,891 Other families, 2011: 1,317 One parent family, 2011: 5,757 Lone person households, 2011: 15,168 Group households, 2011: 1,792 Couples without dependents, 2011: 14,411 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 19,432
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, June 2015.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 101 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 511 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,021 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 160 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,571 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,275 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 207 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 1,015 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 3,841 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 415 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 3,458 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 2,459
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, June 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Kingston was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 33.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 3,841 households and account for 27.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 207 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.3% in 2011.

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