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Households without children

In Bankstown City, older couples without children account for 8% 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 Bankstown City, 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, Bankstown City'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
Bankstown City20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children11,04918.522.611,22519.622.0-176
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children2,8064.78.12,8134.97.9-7
Middle-aged couples without children
3,3475.66.93,5386.27.1-191
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children4,8968.27.64,8748.57.0+22
Lone person households
11,45019.221.511,31219.721.6+138
Young lone persons
2,2153.76.52,3954.27.0-180
Middle-aged lone persons
3,7376.36.93,3845.96.7+353
Older lone persons
5,4989.28.05,5339.67.9-35
Group households
1,1631.94.11,0901.93.9+73
Total households without children
23,66239.648.123,62741.247.5+35

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, Greater Sydney: 4.1% Older lone persons, Greater Sydney: 8.0% Middle-aged lone persons, Greater Sydney: 6.9% Young lone persons, Greater Sydney: 6.5% Older couples without children, Greater Sydney: 7.6% Middle-aged couples without children, Greater Sydney: 6.9% Young couples without children, Greater Sydney: 8.1% Group households, Bankstown City: 1.9% Older lone persons, Bankstown City: 9.2% Middle-aged lone persons, Bankstown City: 6.3% Young lone persons, Bankstown City: 3.7% Older couples without children, Bankstown City: 8.2% Middle-aged couples without children, Bankstown City: 5.6% Young couples without children, Bankstown City: 4.7%
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, Bankstown City: +73 Older lone persons, Bankstown City: -35 Middle-aged lone persons, Bankstown City: +353 Young lone persons, Bankstown City: -180 Older couples without children, Bankstown City: +22 Middle-aged couples without children, Bankstown City: -191 Young couples without children, Bankstown City: -7
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 Bankstown City in 2011 compared to Greater Sydney shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a smaller 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 smaller 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 increased by 35.

The largest changes in households without children in Bankstown City, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Middle-aged lone persons (+353 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (-191 persons)
  • Young lone persons (-180 persons)
  • Group households (+73 persons)