City of PlayfordPopulation 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 Playford

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Playford was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Playford, 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 Playford201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents9,93128.612,65229.915,51330.9+5,582
Couples without dependents8,58724.710,99226.013,40226.7+4,815
Group households1,0483.01,1692.81,3082.6+260
Lone person households8,59524.810,05623.811,74123.4+3,146
One parent family5,71016.46,37115.17,04114.0+1,331
Other families8492.41,0182.41,1612.3+312

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,161 One parent family, 2036: 7,041 Lone person households, 2036: 11,741 Group households, 2036: 1,308 Couples without dependents, 2036: 13,402 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 15,513 Other families, 2026: 1,018 One parent family, 2026: 6,371 Lone person households, 2026: 10,056 Group households, 2026: 1,169 Couples without dependents, 2026: 10,992 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 12,652 Other families, 2016: 849 One parent family, 2016: 5,710 Lone person households, 2016: 8,595 Group households, 2016: 1,048 Couples without dependents, 2016: 8,587 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 9,931
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 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: 143 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 670 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,685 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 139 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,410 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2,861 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 169 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 661 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,461 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 121 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,405 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,721
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Playford was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 28.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 2,721 households and account for 29.9% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 121 households, to comprise 2.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.0% in 2016.

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