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Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Alexandrina Council was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Alexandrina Council, 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
Alexandrina Council201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,72823.52,89721.53,49220.7+764
Couples without dependents4,25336.75,13338.16,44738.2+2,194
Group households2542.22521.92461.5-8
Lone person households3,22927.83,94529.35,21130.8+1,982
One parent family9968.61,0838.01,2857.6+289
Other families1351.21591.22141.3+79

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, April 2018.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 214 One parent family, 2041: 1,285 Lone person households, 2041: 5,211 Group households, 2041: 246 Couples without dependents, 2041: 6,447 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 3,492 Other families, 2026: 159 One parent family, 2026: 1,083 Lone person households, 2026: 3,945 Group households, 2026: 252 Couples without dependents, 2026: 5,133 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 2,897 Other families, 2016: 135 One parent family, 2016: 996 Lone person households, 2016: 3,229 Group households, 2016: 254 Couples without dependents, 2016: 4,253 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 2,728
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2018.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: 55 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 202 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 1,266 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: -6 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 1,314 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 595 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 24 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 87 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 716 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 880 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 169
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Alexandrina Council was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 36.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 880 households and account for 38.1% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 2 households, to comprise 1.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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