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Elizabeth North and Elizabeth Downs

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Elizabeth North and Elizabeth Downs was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Playford, 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
Elizabeth North and Elizabeth Downs201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents70318.971018.570118.0-2
Couples without dependents73819.878320.481721.0+79
Group households1413.81503.91503.9+9
Lone person households1,25233.61,25432.71,28133.0+29
One parent family79121.282421.582321.2+32
Other families1002.71122.91153.0+15

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 115 One parent family, 2036: 823 Lone person households, 2036: 1,281 Group households, 2036: 150 Couples without dependents, 2036: 817 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 701 Other families, 2026: 112 One parent family, 2026: 824 Lone person households, 2026: 1,254 Group households, 2026: 150 Couples without dependents, 2026: 783 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 710 Other families, 2016: 100 One parent family, 2016: 791 Lone person households, 2016: 1,252 Group households, 2016: 141 Couples without dependents, 2016: 738 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 703
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 3 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: -1 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 27 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 34 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: -9 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 12 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 33 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 2 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 9 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 45 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 7
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Elizabeth North and Elizabeth Downs was Lone person households, which accounted for 33.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 45 households and account for 20.4% of all households.

In contrast Lone person households is forecast to increase by 2 households, to comprise 32.7% of all households in 2026, compared to 33.6% in 2016.

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