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Padstow Heights

Households without children

In Padstow Heights, older couples without children account for 12% 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 Padstow Heights, 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, Padstow Heights'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
Padstow Heights20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children31324.518.529924.619.6+14
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children655.14.7463.84.9+19
Middle-aged couples without children
957.55.61159.56.2-20
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children15312.08.213711.38.5+16
Lone person households
28122.019.227822.919.7+3
Young lone persons
211.73.7242.04.2-3
Middle-aged lone persons
393.06.3524.25.9-13
Older lone persons
22117.39.220216.79.6+19
Group households
211.71.9201.71.9+1
Total households without children
61548.239.659749.241.2+18

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, Padstow Heights: 1.7% Older lone persons, Padstow Heights: 17.3% Middle-aged lone persons, Padstow Heights: 3.0% Young lone persons, Padstow Heights: 1.7% Older couples without children, Padstow Heights: 12.0% Middle-aged couples without children, Padstow Heights: 7.5% Young couples without children, Padstow Heights: 5.1%
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, Padstow Heights: +1 Older lone persons, Padstow Heights: +19 Middle-aged lone persons, Padstow Heights: -13 Young lone persons, Padstow Heights: -3 Older couples without children, Padstow Heights: +16 Middle-aged couples without children, Padstow Heights: -20 Young couples without children, Padstow Heights: +19
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 Padstow Heights 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 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 18.

There were no major differences in Padstow Heights between 2006 and 2011.