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Projected Households in Scotland by Household Type (Table 2)

Projected Households in Scotland by Household Type (Table 2)

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 with child(ren), which are projected to fall by 36 per cent from 436,000 to 277,000.

Of all household types, one adult male households are projected to increase by the largest percentage (39 per cent) from 312,000 in 2000 to 434,000 in 2014, although lone female households remain the larger share of one adult households throughout the period.

Households consisting of two adults and no children form the largest single household type category; 29 per cent in 2000 and are projected to rise slightly to 32 per cent by 2014. When these are combined with households with 3 or more adults, they account for between 40 and 42 per cent of all households during the projection period.

Lone adults with child(ren) account for only 7 per cent of all households in 2000 although this is projected to rise slightly to 8 per cent by 2014.

Table 2: Projected Households in Scotland by Household Type: Numbers and Percentages

Table 2  Projected Households in Scotland by Household Type: Numbers and Percentages

Table 2

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