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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
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
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.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 199 One parent family, 2036: 1,186 Lone person households, 2036: 1,662 Group households, 2036: 161 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,437 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 2,121 Other families, 2026: 179 One parent family, 2026: 1,083 Lone person households, 2026: 1,491 Group households, 2026: 135 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,194 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,681 Other families, 2016: 162 One parent family, 2016: 972 Lone person households, 2016: 1,276 Group households, 2016: 116 Couples without dependents, 2016: 931 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,095
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: 20 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 103 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 171 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 26 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 243 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 440 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 17 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 111 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 215 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 19 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 263 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 586
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.

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