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City of Onkaparinga

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Onkaparinga 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 Onkaparinga, 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 Onkaparinga201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents20,27731.523,01529.625,35429.1+5,077
Couples without dependents18,24428.322,41428.824,80428.5+6,560
Group households1,6722.61,9742.52,2452.6+573
Lone person households15,31623.819,86325.522,71626.1+7,400
One parent family7,94312.39,42212.110,58512.2+2,642
Other families9931.51,1601.51,3021.5+309

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, April 2016.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,302 One parent family, 2036: 10,585 Lone person households, 2036: 22,716 Group households, 2036: 2,245 Couples without dependents, 2036: 24,804 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 25,354 Other families, 2026: 1,160 One parent family, 2026: 9,422 Lone person households, 2026: 19,863 Group households, 2026: 1,974 Couples without dependents, 2026: 22,414 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 23,015 Other families, 2011: 993 One parent family, 2011: 7,943 Lone person households, 2011: 15,316 Group households, 2011: 1,672 Couples without dependents, 2011: 18,244 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 20,277
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2016.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 142 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 1,163 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,853 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 271 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,390 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,339 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 167 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 1,479 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 4,547 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 302 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 4,170 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 2,738
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2016.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Onkaparinga was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 31.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 4,547 households and account for 25.5% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 167 households, to comprise 1.5% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.5% in 2011.

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