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In Bankstown CBD, 34% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 41% in Bankstown City.

Bankstown CBD's household and family structure is one of the most important demographic indicators. It reveals the area's residential role and function, era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for services and facilities as most are related to age and household types.

To continue building the story, Bankstown CBD's Household Summary should be viewed in conjunction with Households with Children, Households without Children, 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

Household type
Bankstown CBD20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children2,19434.140.61,84632.839.9+348
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,03916.118.591216.219.6+127
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families1,03616.114.384715.113.2+189
Other families
1352.11.41142.01.3+20
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1913.01.91903.41.90
map this data in atlas.idLone person1,28119.919.21,12119.919.7+160
Other not classifiable household
5117.93.65489.83.9-38
Visitor only households
500.80.5440.80.4+6

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, Bankstown City: 19.2% Group household, Bankstown City: 1.9% Other families, Bankstown City: 1.4% One parent families, Bankstown City: 14.3% Couples without children, Bankstown City: 18.5% Couples with children, Bankstown City: 40.6% Lone person, Bankstown CBD: 19.9% Group household, Bankstown CBD: 3.0% Other families, Bankstown CBD: 2.1% One parent families, Bankstown CBD: 16.1% Couples without children, Bankstown CBD: 16.1% Couples with children, Bankstown CBD: 34.1%
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 household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Bankstown CBD: +160 Group household, Bankstown CBD: 0 Other families, Bankstown CBD: +20 One parent families, Bankstown CBD: +189 Couples without children, Bankstown CBD: +127 Couples with children, Bankstown CBD: +348
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 household/family types in Bankstown CBD in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 34.1% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 16.1% were one-parent families, compared with 40.6% and 14.3% respectively for Bankstown City.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 19.9% compared to 19.2% in Bankstown City while the proportion of couples without children was 16.1% compared to 18.5% in Bankstown City.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Bankstown CBD increased by 814 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Bankstown CBD between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with children (+348 households)
  • One parent families (+189 households)
  • Lone person (+160 households)
  • Couples without children (+127 households)