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Households without children

In CAD West, older couples without children account for no households in 2011.

Households without Children include couples without children and lone person households. They require different services depending on the age of the people in the households. For example young couples who have not had children (yet) compared to older "empty nester" couples whose children may have left home.

For Households without Children in CAD West, life stage is based on the age of the household reference person (usually person 1 on the Census form):

  • Young: Aged 15-44
  • Middle-aged: Aged 45-64
  • Older: Aged 65 and over

To continue building the story, CAD West's Household data should be viewed in conjunction with Household Size, Age Structure and Dwelling Type.

Derived from the Census question:

‘What is the person’s relationship (to each other person in the household)?’

Households

Households without children by life stage
CAD West20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children13810.322.48012.921.9+58
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children1138.511.2589.410.8+55
Middle-aged couples without children
191.46.5142.37.2+5
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children60.54.781.33.9-2
Lone person households
52639.436.516526.737.5+361
Young lone persons
44233.118.611819.117.9+324
Middle-aged lone persons
695.210.8386.111.4+31
Older lone persons
151.17.191.58.1+6
Group households
33625.214.117528.313.3+161
Total households without children
99974.972.942067.972.7+579

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Households without children, 2011
Households without children, 2011 Group households, City of Adelaide: 14.1% Older lone persons, City of Adelaide: 7.1% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Adelaide: 10.8% Young lone persons, City of Adelaide: 18.6% Older couples without children, City of Adelaide: 4.7% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Adelaide: 6.5% Young couples without children, City of Adelaide: 11.2% Group households, CAD West: 25.2% Older lone persons, CAD West: 1.1% Middle-aged lone persons, CAD West: 5.2% Young lone persons, CAD West: 33.1% Older couples without children, CAD West: 0.5% Middle-aged couples without children, CAD West: 1.4% Young couples without children, CAD West: 8.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011 Group households, CAD West: +161 Older lone persons, CAD West: +6 Middle-aged lone persons, CAD West: +31 Young lone persons, CAD West: +324 Older couples without children, CAD West: -2 Middle-aged couples without children, CAD West: +5 Young couples without children, CAD West: +55
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the households without children in CAD West in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a smaller proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a smaller proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a larger proportion of young lone person households, a smaller proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a smaller proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 579.

The largest changes in households without children in CAD West, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Young lone persons (+324 persons)
  • Group households (+161 persons)
  • Young couples without children (+55 persons)