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Households without children

In East Hills, 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 East Hills, 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, East Hills'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
East Hills20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children22720.218.523722.519.6-10
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children544.84.7615.84.9-7
Middle-aged couples without children
786.95.6676.36.2+11
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children958.58.211010.48.5-14
Lone person households
27824.719.225223.919.7+26
Young lone persons
565.03.7424.04.2+14
Middle-aged lone persons
746.66.3757.25.9-1
Older lone persons
14813.19.213512.89.6+13
Group households
302.71.9161.51.9+15
Total households without children
53647.739.650547.941.2+31

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, 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% Group households, East Hills: 2.7% Older lone persons, East Hills: 13.1% Middle-aged lone persons, East Hills: 6.6% Young lone persons, East Hills: 5.0% Older couples without children, East Hills: 8.5% Middle-aged couples without children, East Hills: 6.9% Young couples without children, East Hills: 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 households without children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011 Group households, East Hills: +15 Older lone persons, East Hills: +13 Middle-aged lone persons, East Hills: -1 Young lone persons, East Hills: +14 Older couples without children, East Hills: -14 Middle-aged couples without children, East Hills: +11 Young couples without children, East Hills: -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 East Hills in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a similar proportion of young couples without children, a larger proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a similar proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a larger proportion of young lone person households, a similar 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 31.

There were no major differences in East Hills between 2006 and 2011.