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CAD West

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in CAD West was 'Lone person households', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Adelaide, 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
CAD West201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents373.81073.92065.4+169
Couples without dependents20321.146016.861616.1+413
Group households27928.985231.01,11129.1+832
Lone person households37639.01,17642.81,67643.8+1,300
One parent family454.7893.21323.5+87
Other families242.5622.3822.1+58

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, April 2019.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 82 One parent family, 2041: 132 Lone person households, 2041: 1,676 Group households, 2041: 1,111 Couples without dependents, 2041: 616 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 206 Other families, 2031: 62 One parent family, 2031: 89 Lone person households, 2031: 1,176 Group households, 2031: 852 Couples without dependents, 2031: 460 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 107 Other families, 2016: 24 One parent family, 2016: 45 Lone person households, 2016: 376 Group households, 2016: 279 Couples without dependents, 2016: 203 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 37
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2019.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2031 to 2041: 20 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2041: 43 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2041: 500 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2041: 259 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2041: 156 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2041: 99 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 38 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 44 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 800 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 573 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 257 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 70
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in CAD West was Lone person households, which accounted for 39.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 800 households and account for 42.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 38 households, to comprise 2.3% of all households in 2031, compared to 2.5% in 2016.

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