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Alexandrina CouncilPopulation forecast

Alexandrina Council

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Alexandrina Council was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2021 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
Alexandrina Council201620212026Change between 2016 and 2026
Couple families with dependents2,72823.52,77422.32,89721.5+169
Couples without dependents4,25336.74,67437.65,13338.1+880
Group households2542.22552.02521.9-2
Lone person households3,22927.83,56728.73,94529.3+716
One parent family9968.61,0308.31,0838.0+87
Other families1351.21451.21591.2+24
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), April 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Alexandrina Council was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 36.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2021 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 421 households and account for 37.6% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 1 households, to comprise 2.0% of all households in 2021, compared to 2.2% in 2016.

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