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In CAD West, 3% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 8% in the City of Adelaide.

CAD West'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 West'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 West - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children312.88.3292.27.6+2
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children18316.422.813710.322.4+46
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families393.54.1191.43.7+20
Other families
272.51.8272.12.40
map this data in atlas.idGroup household27124.214.233525.214.1-65
map this data in atlas.idLone person36632.735.652539.436.5-159
Other not classifiable household
11110.07.813410.17.6-23
Visitor only households
877.85.51239.25.8-36

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 West: 32.7% Group household, CAD West: 24.2% Other families, CAD West: 2.5% One parent families, CAD West: 3.5% Couples without children, CAD West: 16.4% Couples with children, CAD West: 2.8%
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 West: -159 Group household, CAD West: -65 Other families, CAD West: 0 One parent families, CAD West: +20 Couples without children, CAD West: +46 Couples with children, CAD West: +2
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 West 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, 2.8% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 3.5% were one-parent families, compared with 8.3% and 4.1% 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 32.7% compared to 35.6% in the City of Adelaide while the proportion of couples without children was 16.4% compared to 22.8% in the City of Adelaide.

Emerging groups

The number of households in CAD West decreased by 214 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Lone person (-159 households)
  • Group household (-65 households)

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