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In CAD East, 5% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 8% in the City of Adelaide.

CAD East's household and family structure is one of the most important demographic indicators. It reveals the area's residential role and function, era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for services and facilities as most are related to age and household types.

To continue building the story, CAD East's Household Summary should be viewed in conjunction with Households with Children, Households without Children, 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

Household type
CAD East20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children664.87.6273.37.3+39
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children27320.022.416320.021.9+110
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families453.33.7293.64.1+16
Other families
614.52.4344.22.2+27
map this data in atlas.idGroup household21816.014.113917.113.3+79
map this data in atlas.idLone person46634.236.528835.437.5+178
Other not classifiable household
946.97.6658.09.6+29
Visitor only households
14110.35.8688.44.1+73

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

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, City of Adelaide: 36.5% Group household, City of Adelaide: 14.1% Other families, City of Adelaide: 2.4% One parent families, City of Adelaide: 3.7% Couples without children, City of Adelaide: 22.4% Couples with children, City of Adelaide: 7.6% Lone person, CAD East: 34.2% Group household, CAD East: 16.0% Other families, CAD East: 4.5% One parent families, CAD East: 3.3% Couples without children, CAD East: 20.0% Couples with children, CAD East: 4.8%
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 household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, CAD East: +178 Group household, CAD East: +79 Other families, CAD East: +27 One parent families, CAD East: +16 Couples without children, CAD East: +110 Couples with children, CAD East: +39
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 household/family types in CAD East in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a similar proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 4.8% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 3.3% were one-parent families, compared with 7.6% and 3.7% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 34.2% compared to 36.5% in the City of Adelaide while the proportion of couples without children was 20.0% compared to 22.4% in the City of Adelaide.

Emerging groups

The number of households in CAD East increased by 551 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in CAD East between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Lone person (+178 households)
  • Couples without children (+110 households)
  • Group household (+79 households)