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Households without children

In East Ward, older couples without children account for 6% 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 Ward, 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 Ward'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 Ward20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children2,65115.718.52,60316.419.6+48
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children8765.24.78365.34.9+39
Middle-aged couples without children
7254.35.67054.56.2+20
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children1,0516.28.21,0626.78.5-11
Lone person households
2,87917.019.22,65516.819.7+224
Young lone persons
7694.53.77124.54.2+58
Middle-aged lone persons
9995.96.37704.95.9+228
Older lone persons
1,1116.69.21,1737.49.6-61
Group households
3141.91.93432.21.9-29
Total households without children
5,84534.539.65,60135.441.2+244

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 Ward: 1.9% Older lone persons, East Ward: 6.6% Middle-aged lone persons, East Ward: 5.9% Young lone persons, East Ward: 4.5% Older couples without children, East Ward: 6.2% Middle-aged couples without children, East Ward: 4.3% Young couples without children, East Ward: 5.2%
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 Ward: -29 Older lone persons, East Ward: -61 Middle-aged lone persons, East Ward: +228 Young lone persons, East Ward: +58 Older couples without children, East Ward: -11 Middle-aged couples without children, East Ward: +20 Young couples without children, East Ward: +39
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 Ward 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 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 244.

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

  • Middle-aged lone persons (+228 persons)
  • Older lone persons (-61 persons)
  • Young lone persons (+58 persons)