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Goolwa Growth Area

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Goolwa Growth Area 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
Goolwa Growth Area201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents222.22921.021018.1+208
Couples without dependents333.34935.547741.1+474
Group households00.021.4100.9+10
Lone person households333.34431.936431.4+361
One parent family111.1128.7837.1+82
Other families00.021.4171.5+17

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 17 One parent family, 2041: 83 Lone person households, 2041: 364 Group households, 2041: 10 Couples without dependents, 2041: 477 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 210 Other families, 2026: 2 One parent family, 2026: 12 Lone person households, 2026: 44 Group households, 2026: 2 Couples without dependents, 2026: 49 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 29 Other families, 2016: 0 One parent family, 2016: 1 Lone person households, 2016: 3 Group households, 2016: 0 Couples without dependents, 2016: 3 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 2
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: 15 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 71 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 320 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 8 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 428 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 181 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 11 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 41 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 46 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 27
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 Growth Area was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 33.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 46 households and account for 35.5% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 2 households, to comprise 1.4% of all households in 2026, compared to 0.0% in 2016.

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