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Projected households in Scotland by household type (Table 2)

Projected households in Scotland by household type (Table 2)

Scottish Government Statistical Bulletin Housing Series: HSG/2000/4

The analysis in this section is based on all seven household types. The numbers of households are projected to increase over the projection period for all household types with the exception of those households with two or more adults and one or more children, which are projected to fall by 34 per cent from 457,000 to 302,000.

Of all household types, one person male households are projected to increase by the largest percentage (42 per cent) from almost 290,000 in 1998 to 413,000 in 2012, although lone female households remain the larger share of one-person households throughout the period.

Households consisting of two adults and no children form the largest single category of all households, at around 30 per cent in 1998 and are projected to rise slightly to 32 per cent by 2012. When these are combined with households with 3 or more adults, they account for between 41 and 42 per cent of all households during the projection period.

Lone adults with children account for only 6 per cent of all households in 1998 although this is projected to rise slightly to 8 per cent by 2012.

Table 2  Projected households in Scotland by household type: Numbers (thousands) and percentages

Table 2  Projected households in Scotland by household type: Numbers (thousands) and percentages

Table 2

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