City of OnkaparingaPopulation forecast
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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 Onkaparinga

Household types

In 2016, 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 Onkaparinga201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents20,34029.922,58829.325,04629.0+4,706
Couples without dependents19,78229.122,18728.824,48528.4+4,703
Group households1,7052.51,8832.42,1312.5+426
Lone person households16,93524.919,84525.722,60626.2+5,671
One parent family8,20912.19,49712.310,73612.4+2,527
Other families1,0121.51,1011.41,2321.4+220

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,232 One parent family, 2036: 10,736 Lone person households, 2036: 22,606 Group households, 2036: 2,131 Couples without dependents, 2036: 24,485 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 25,046 Other families, 2026: 1,101 One parent family, 2026: 9,497 Lone person households, 2026: 19,845 Group households, 2026: 1,883 Couples without dependents, 2026: 22,187 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 22,588 Other families, 2016: 1,012 One parent family, 2016: 8,209 Lone person households, 2016: 16,935 Group households, 2016: 1,705 Couples without dependents, 2016: 19,782 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 20,340
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 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: 131 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 1,239 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,761 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 248 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,298 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,458 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 89 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 1,288 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 2,910 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 178 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,405 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,248
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Onkaparinga was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 29.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 2,910 households and account for 25.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 89 households, to comprise 1.4% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.5% in 2016.

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