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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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City of Kingston

Household types

In 2016, 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 Kingston201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents20,53733.022,00031.523,12930.7+2,592
Couples without dependents15,70125.217,90825.719,30025.6+3,599
Group households1,9353.12,2033.22,3473.1+412
Lone person households16,50226.519,35627.721,71228.8+5,210
One parent family6,1339.96,7989.77,2609.6+1,127
Other families1,3842.21,5402.21,6342.2+250

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,634 One parent family, 2036: 7,260 Lone person households, 2036: 21,712 Group households, 2036: 2,347 Couples without dependents, 2036: 19,300 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 23,129 Other families, 2026: 1,540 One parent family, 2026: 6,798 Lone person households, 2026: 19,356 Group households, 2026: 2,203 Couples without dependents, 2026: 17,908 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 22,000 Other families, 2016: 1,384 One parent family, 2016: 6,133 Lone person households, 2016: 16,502 Group households, 2016: 1,935 Couples without dependents, 2016: 15,701 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 20,537
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: 94 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 462 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,356 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 144 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,392 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,129 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 156 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 665 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 2,854 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 268 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,207 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,463
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Kingston was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 33.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 2,854 households and account for 27.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 156 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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