svg rectangle color
City of PlayfordPopulation forecast

Playford Alive

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Playford Alive was 'Lone person households', 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
Playford Alive201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
Couple families with dependents1,09524.11,68129.22,12131.3+1,026
Couples without dependents93120.51,19420.71,43721.2+506
Group households1162.51352.31612.4+45
Lone person households1,27628.01,49125.91,66224.6+386
One parent family97221.41,08318.81,18617.5+214
Other families1623.61793.11992.9+37
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Playford Alive was Lone person households, which accounted for 28.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 586 households and account for 29.2% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 17 households, to comprise 3.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 3.6% in 2016.

DISCLAIMER: While all due care has been taken to ensure that the content of this website is accurate and current, there may be errors or omissions in it and no legal responsibility is accepted for the information and opinions in this website.

Please view our Privacy Policy, Terms of use and Legal notices. Stats NZ Data and the copyright in the Stats NZ Data remains the property of the Statistics New Zealand.

The copyright in the way .id has modified, transformed or reconfigured the Stats NZ Data as published on this website remains the property of .id. Stats NZ Data can be accessed on the Statistics New Zealand website at Unless otherwise specified, content that Stats NZ produce is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence. For further information see