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Virginia (Balance) - Rural West

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Virginia (Balance) - Rural West was 'Couples without dependents', 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
Virginia (Balance) - Rural West201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents50930.567528.590628.3+397
Couples without dependents59635.783235.21,10134.4+505
Group households271.6251.1290.9+2
Lone person households36621.959125.083026.0+464
One parent family1197.11707.22287.1+109
Other families523.1733.11023.2+50

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 102 One parent family, 2036: 228 Lone person households, 2036: 830 Group households, 2036: 29 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,101 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 906 Other families, 2026: 73 One parent family, 2026: 170 Lone person households, 2026: 591 Group households, 2026: 25 Couples without dependents, 2026: 832 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 675 Other families, 2016: 52 One parent family, 2016: 119 Lone person households, 2016: 366 Group households, 2016: 27 Couples without dependents, 2016: 596 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 509
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: 29 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 58 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 239 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 4 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 269 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 231 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 21 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 51 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 225 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: -2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 236 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 166
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 (Balance) - Rural West was Couples without dependents, which accounted for 35.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 236 households and account for 35.2% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 2 households, to comprise 1.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.6% in 2016.

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