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Strathalbyn Town

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Strathalbyn Town 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
Strathalbyn Town201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents65026.373924.586023.2+210
Couples without dependents80132.41,01933.81,29935.0+498
Group households652.6682.3691.9+4
Lone person households64926.284027.91,09229.5+443
One parent family28011.331310.43479.4+67
Other families281.1321.1401.1+12

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 40 One parent family, 2041: 347 Lone person households, 2041: 1,092 Group households, 2041: 69 Couples without dependents, 2041: 1,299 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 860 Other families, 2026: 32 One parent family, 2026: 313 Lone person households, 2026: 840 Group households, 2026: 68 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,019 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 739 Other families, 2016: 28 One parent family, 2016: 280 Lone person households, 2016: 649 Group households, 2016: 65 Couples without dependents, 2016: 801 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 650
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: 8 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 34 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 252 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 280 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 121 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 4 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 33 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 191 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 3 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 218 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 89
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Strathalbyn Town was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 32.4% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 218 households and account for 33.8% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 3 households, to comprise 2.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.6% in 2016.

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