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South West Corner

Household type

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In South West Corner, 10% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 8% in the City of Adelaide.

South West Corner'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, South West Corner'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
South West Corner - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children7410.18.3507.77.6+24
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children13117.722.812218.622.4+8
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families486.54.1385.83.7+10
Other families
101.31.8223.32.4-12
map this data in atlas.idGroup household12516.914.211717.814.1+8
map this data in atlas.idLone person27236.835.628242.836.5-10
Other not classifiable household
577.77.8132.07.6+44
Visitor only households
223.05.5132.15.8+8

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, South West Corner: 36.8% Group household, South West Corner: 16.9% Other families, South West Corner: 1.3% One parent families, South West Corner: 6.5% Couples without children, South West Corner: 17.7% Couples with children, South West Corner: 10.1%
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, South West Corner: -10 Group household, South West Corner: +8 Other families, South West Corner: -12 One parent families, South West Corner: +10 Couples without children, South West Corner: +8 Couples with children, South West Corner: +24
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 South West Corner in 2016 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 10.1% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 6.5% were one-parent families, compared with 8.3% and 4.1% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 36.8% compared to 35.6% in the City of Adelaide while the proportion of couples without children was 17.7% compared to 22.8% in the City of Adelaide.

Emerging groups

The number of households in South West Corner increased by 79 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in South West Corner between 2011 and 2016.

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