Rural City of Murray BridgePopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Rural City of Murray Bridge

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Rural City of Murray Bridge was 'Couples without dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Rural City of Murray Bridge, 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
Rural City of Murray Bridge201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,09324.02,35623.92,83124.3+738
Couples without dependents2,58629.62,91829.63,36028.9+774
Group households3013.43133.23563.1+55
Lone person households2,53229.02,94729.83,49230.0+960
One parent family1,05112.01,16011.71,39412.0+343
Other families1722.01801.82041.8+32

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 204 One parent family, 2041: 1,394 Lone person households, 2041: 3,492 Group households, 2041: 356 Couples without dependents, 2041: 3,360 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 2,831 Other families, 2026: 180 One parent family, 2026: 1,160 Lone person households, 2026: 2,947 Group households, 2026: 313 Couples without dependents, 2026: 2,918 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 2,356 Other families, 2016: 172 One parent family, 2016: 1,051 Lone person households, 2016: 2,532 Group households, 2016: 301 Couples without dependents, 2016: 2,586 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 2,093
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 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: 24 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 234 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 545 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 43 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 442 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 475 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 8 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 109 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 415 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 12 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 332 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 263
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Rural City of Murray Bridge was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 29.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 415 households and account for 29.8% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 8 households, to comprise 1.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.0% in 2016.

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