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Alexandrina CouncilPopulation forecast

Mount Compass - Kuitpo and District

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Mount Compass - Kuitpo and District was 'Couple families with 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
Mount Compass - Kuitpo and District201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents39736.935732.037230.1-25
Couples without dependents38736.042738.345436.7+67
Group households191.8171.5151.2-4
Lone person households17616.421719.428423.0+108
One parent family878.1837.4937.5+6
Other families100.9151.3181.5+8
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), April 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Mount Compass - Kuitpo and District was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 36.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 41 households and account for 19.4% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 40 households, to comprise 32.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 36.9% in 2016.

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