South West Group
In 2011, the dominant household type in South West Group was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2021 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.
Analysing the future household structure in South West Group, 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|
|South West Group||2011||2021||2036||Change between 2011 and 2036|
|Couple families with dependents||48,096||34.2||63,555||34.2||79,276||33.0||+31,180||15,459||15,721||0.0000||0.0000||64.8286759678916||15459|
|Couples without dependents||37,971||27.0||53,755||28.9||71,404||29.8||+33,433||15,784||17,649||0.0000||0.0000||88.0487740412292||15784|
|Lone person households||32,213||22.9||40,029||21.5||53,921||22.5||+21,708||7,816||13,892||0.0000||0.0000||67.3889423315466||7816|
|One parent family||14,336||10.2||17,894||9.6||22,059||9.2||+7,723||3,558||4,165||0.0000||0.0000||53.8713727302795||3558|
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, July 2017.
In 2011, the dominant household type in South West Group was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 34.2% of all households.
The largest increase between 2011 and 2021 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 15,784 households and account for 28.9% of all households.
In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 1,075 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2021, compared to 2.2% in 2011.