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Households without children

In Bankstown, older couples without children account for 5% 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, 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'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
Bankstown20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,56215.518.51,44115.819.6+120
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children6816.84.75986.64.9+83
Middle-aged couples without children
4094.15.63754.16.2+34
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children4724.78.24695.18.5+3
Lone person households
1,87718.719.21,74519.219.7+132
Young lone persons
5755.73.75666.24.2+9
Middle-aged lone persons
6246.26.35245.85.9+100
Older lone persons
6786.79.26557.29.6+23
Group households
2622.61.92512.81.9+11
Total households without children
3,70036.839.63,43737.841.2+263

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, Bankstown: 2.6% Older lone persons, Bankstown: 6.7% Middle-aged lone persons, Bankstown: 6.2% Young lone persons, Bankstown: 5.7% Older couples without children, Bankstown: 4.7% Middle-aged couples without children, Bankstown: 4.1% Young couples without children, Bankstown: 6.8%
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, Bankstown: +11 Older lone persons, Bankstown: +23 Middle-aged lone persons, Bankstown: +100 Young lone persons, Bankstown: +9 Older couples without children, Bankstown: +3 Middle-aged couples without children, Bankstown: +34 Young couples without children, Bankstown: +83
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 in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a larger proportion of young couples without children, a smaller proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a smaller 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 smaller proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 263.

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

  • Middle-aged lone persons (+100 persons)
  • Young couples without children (+83 persons)