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Virginia Growth Area (Buckland Park)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Virginia Growth Area (Buckland Park) was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with 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
Virginia Growth Area (Buckland Park)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1751.538046.11,33346.8+1,316
Couples without dependents515.222827.677927.3+774
Group households13.0172.1531.9+52
Lone person households721.212314.942815.0+421
One parent family13.0698.42298.0+228
Other families26.181.0270.9+25

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 27 One parent family, 2036: 229 Lone person households, 2036: 428 Group households, 2036: 53 Couples without dependents, 2036: 779 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,333 Other families, 2026: 8 One parent family, 2026: 69 Lone person households, 2026: 123 Group households, 2026: 17 Couples without dependents, 2026: 228 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 380 Other families, 2016: 2 One parent family, 2016: 1 Lone person households, 2016: 7 Group households, 2016: 1 Couples without dependents, 2016: 5 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 17
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: 19 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 160 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 305 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 36 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 551 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 953 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 6 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 68 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 116 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 16 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 223 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 363
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Virginia Growth Area (Buckland Park) was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 51.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 363 households and account for 46.1% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 6 households, to comprise 1.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 6.1% in 2016.

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