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In CAD East, 3% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, 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 East - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children493.28.3654.87.6-16
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children30019.422.827220.022.4+28
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families322.14.1453.33.7-13
Other families
473.01.8604.52.4-14
map this data in atlas.idGroup household31920.714.221816.014.1+101
map this data in atlas.idLone person55535.935.646634.236.5+89
Other not classifiable household
1117.27.8936.97.6+17
Visitor only households
1318.55.514010.35.8-9

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Household type, 2016
Household type, 2016 Lone person, City of Adelaide: 35.6% Group household, City of Adelaide: 14.2% Other families, City of Adelaide: 1.8% One parent families, City of Adelaide: 4.1% Couples without children, City of Adelaide: 22.8% Couples with children, City of Adelaide: 8.3% Lone person, CAD East: 35.9% Group household, CAD East: 20.7% Other families, CAD East: 3.0% One parent families, CAD East: 2.1% Couples without children, CAD East: 19.4% Couples with children, CAD East: 3.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016 Lone person, CAD East: +89 Group household, CAD East: +101 Other families, CAD East: -14 One parent families, CAD East: -13 Couples without children, CAD East: +28 Couples with children, CAD East: -16
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 3.2% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 2.1% were one-parent families, compared with 8.3% and 4.1% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

There were a similar proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 35.9% compared to 35.6% in the City of Adelaide while the proportion of couples without children was 19.4% compared to 22.8% in the City of Adelaide.

Emerging groups

The number of households in CAD East increased by 183 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in CAD East between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Group household (+101 households)
  • Lone person (+89 households)

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