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Projected Households in Scotland by Structure Plan Area (SPA) and Household Type (Table 8)

Projected Households in Scotland by Structure Plan Area (SPA) and Household Type (Table 8)

Of all the structure plan areas, total households are projected to increase by the largest percentage in Edinburgh and the Lothians SPA, at 19 per cent followed by Stirling and Clackmannanshire (17 per cent). Total Households in Dundee & Angus SPA are projected remain around 114,000 over the 14 year projection period. In all other Local Authorities the total number of households are expected to increase. The largest increase in terms of numbers of households is in Glasgow & the Clyde Valley at 94,610.

All SPAs are projected to have increases in the number of one adult households over the projection period. Stirling and Clackmannanshire SPA is projected to have the largest percentage increase at 39 percent, followed by Highland SPA (38 per cent), Edinburgh and Lothians (38 per cent) and Shetland SPA (37 per cent). The smallest percentage increase is projected in Dundee and Angus (17 per cent increase in one adult households over the projection period).

All SPAs are projected to have increases in the number of one adult with child(ren) households over the projection period. The smallest increase is projected in Eilean Siar (1 per cent), the largest increases are projected to be seen in Stirling and Clackmannanshire SPA (45 per cent) and Edinburgh and Lothians SPA (41 per cent).

Households consisting of two or more adults with child(ren) are projected to decrease in all SPAs over the projection period. This ranges from a 28 per cent (3,430) decrease in Stirling and Clackmannanshire to a 50 per cent (9,520) decrease in Dundee and Angus.

For households consisting of two or more adults and no children all SPAs show projected increases. Edinburgh and the Lothians SPA is projected to have the highest percentage increase at 22 per cent (31,560) followed by Stirling and Clackmannanshire at 21 per cent (4,810), whilst Dundee and Angus SPA is projected to have the smallest percentage increase at 3 per cent (1,290).

Tables 8a-e: Projected Households in Scotland by Structure Plan Area and Household Type

Tables 8a-e: Projected Households in Scotland by Structure Plan Area and Household Type

Tables 8a-e