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Goolwa - Goolwa Beach

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Goolwa - Goolwa Beach was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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
Goolwa - Goolwa Beach201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents50815.053114.456014.2+52
Couples without dependents1,28638.01,42438.61,52738.7+241
Group households661.9611.7541.4-12
Lone person households1,19435.31,33436.21,45636.9+262
One parent family2868.42937.92977.5+11
Other families461.4461.2521.3+6

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 52 One parent family, 2041: 297 Lone person households, 2041: 1,456 Group households, 2041: 54 Couples without dependents, 2041: 1,527 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 560 Other families, 2026: 46 One parent family, 2026: 293 Lone person households, 2026: 1,334 Group households, 2026: 61 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,424 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 531 Other families, 2016: 46 One parent family, 2016: 286 Lone person households, 2016: 1,194 Group households, 2016: 66 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,286 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 508
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: 6 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 4 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 122 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: -7 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 103 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 29 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 7 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 140 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 138 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 23
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Goolwa - Goolwa Beach was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 38.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 140 households and account for 36.2% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 5 households, to comprise 1.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.9% in 2016.

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