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Alexandrina CouncilPopulation forecast

Alexandrina Council

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
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
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), 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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