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City of AdelaidePopulation forecast

South West Corner

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in South West Corner 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
South West Corner201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents8910.91519.81959.4+106
Couples without dependents16319.929619.138518.6+222
Group households15218.526817.333516.2+183
Lone person households33741.166442.991244.2+575
One parent family597.21308.41879.1+128
Other families202.4392.5512.5+31
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), April 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in South West Corner was Lone person households, which accounted for 41.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 327 households and account for 42.9% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 19 households, to comprise 2.5% of all households in 2031, compared to 2.4% in 2016.

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