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Upper North Adelaide

Households without children

In Upper North Adelaide, older couples without children account for 9% of total 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 Upper North Adelaide, 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, Upper North Adelaide'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
Upper North Adelaide20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children56228.122.450124.921.9+61
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children19910.011.22009.910.8-1
Middle-aged couples without children
1919.66.51678.37.2+24
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children1728.64.71356.73.9+37
Lone person households
72336.236.576838.137.5-45
Young lone persons
24812.418.627013.417.9-22
Middle-aged lone persons
23711.910.824112.011.4-4
Older lone persons
23811.97.125812.88.1-20
Group households
1628.114.11989.813.3-36
Total households without children
1,44772.572.91,46872.872.7-21

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, Upper North Adelaide: 8.1% Older lone persons, Upper North Adelaide: 11.9% Middle-aged lone persons, Upper North Adelaide: 11.9% Young lone persons, Upper North Adelaide: 12.4% Older couples without children, Upper North Adelaide: 8.6% Middle-aged couples without children, Upper North Adelaide: 9.6% Young couples without children, Upper North Adelaide: 10.0%
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, Upper North Adelaide: -36 Older lone persons, Upper North Adelaide: -20 Middle-aged lone persons, Upper North Adelaide: -4 Young lone persons, Upper North Adelaide: -22 Older couples without children, Upper North Adelaide: +37 Middle-aged couples without children, Upper North Adelaide: +24 Young couples without children, Upper North Adelaide: -1
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 Upper North Adelaide in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a larger proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a larger proportion of older couples without children.

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

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children decreased by 21.

There were no major differences in Upper North Adelaide between 2006 and 2011.