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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

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 18 One parent family, 2041: 93 Lone person households, 2041: 284 Group households, 2041: 15 Couples without dependents, 2041: 454 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 372 Other families, 2026: 15 One parent family, 2026: 83 Lone person households, 2026: 217 Group households, 2026: 17 Couples without dependents, 2026: 427 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 357 Other families, 2016: 10 One parent family, 2016: 87 Lone person households, 2016: 176 Group households, 2016: 19 Couples without dependents, 2016: 387 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 397
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: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 10 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 67 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: -2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 27 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 15 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: -4 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: 40 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -40
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, 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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