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Smithfield Plains

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Smithfield Plains was 'One parent family', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

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
Smithfield Plains201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents23821.723820.124019.4+2
Couples without dependents20118.422719.123519.0+34
Group households343.1342.9352.8+1
Lone person households27425.031026.133627.2+62
One parent family30327.733127.934127.6+38
Other families454.1463.9494.0+4

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 49 One parent family, 2036: 341 Lone person households, 2036: 336 Group households, 2036: 35 Couples without dependents, 2036: 235 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 240 Other families, 2026: 46 One parent family, 2026: 331 Lone person households, 2026: 310 Group households, 2026: 34 Couples without dependents, 2026: 227 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 238 Other families, 2016: 45 One parent family, 2016: 303 Lone person households, 2016: 274 Group households, 2016: 34 Couples without dependents, 2016: 201 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 238
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: 10 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 26 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 8 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 2 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 28 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 36 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 0 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 26 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 0
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Smithfield Plains was One parent family, which accounted for 27.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 36 households and account for 26.1% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to increase by 0 households, to comprise 20.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 21.7% in 2016.

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