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In 2016, the dominant household type in Portland (South) was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.
Analysing the future household structure in Glenelg Shire, 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|
|Portland (South)||2016||2026||2036||Change between 2016 and 2036|
|Couple families with dependents||557||24.6||553||22.4||577||21.6||+20|
|Couples without dependents||689||30.5||791||32.1||847||31.7||+158|
|Lone person households||645||28.5||760||30.8||869||32.5||+224|
|One parent family||293||13.0||288||11.7||301||11.3||+8|
In 2016, the dominant household type in Portland (South) was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 30.5% of all households.
The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 115 households and account for 30.8% of all households.
In contrast One parent family is forecast to decrease by 5 households, to comprise 11.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 13.0% in 2016.
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