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Households without children

In Mount Lewis, older couples without children account for 11% 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 Mount Lewis, 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, Mount Lewis'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
Mount Lewis20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children6520.018.56520.119.60
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children144.44.782.54.9+6
Middle-aged couples without children
154.55.6226.86.2-7
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children3611.18.23510.98.5+1
Lone person households
4313.219.25316.619.7-11
Young lone persons
82.53.7103.14.2-2
Middle-aged lone persons
175.16.3237.05.9-6
Older lone persons
185.79.2216.59.6-3
Group households
51.61.930.91.9+2
Total households without children
11334.839.612137.641.2-8

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, Mount Lewis: 1.6% Older lone persons, Mount Lewis: 5.7% Middle-aged lone persons, Mount Lewis: 5.1% Young lone persons, Mount Lewis: 2.5% Older couples without children, Mount Lewis: 11.1% Middle-aged couples without children, Mount Lewis: 4.5% Young couples without children, Mount Lewis: 4.4%
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, Mount Lewis: +2 Older lone persons, Mount Lewis: -3 Middle-aged lone persons, Mount Lewis: -6 Young lone persons, Mount Lewis: -2 Older couples without children, Mount Lewis: +1 Middle-aged couples without children, Mount Lewis: -7 Young couples without children, Mount Lewis: +6
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 Mount Lewis in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a similar 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 smaller proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children decreased by 8.

There were no major differences in Mount Lewis between 2006 and 2011.