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In Milperra, 44% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 41% in Bankstown City.

Milperra'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, Milperra'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
Milperra20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children56744.440.662748.939.9-60
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children38229.918.535327.519.6+29
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families14411.314.31249.713.2+20
Other families
60.51.470.51.3-1
map this data in atlas.idGroup household151.21.9131.01.9+2
map this data in atlas.idLone person14911.719.214211.119.7+7
Other not classifiable household
90.73.6141.13.9-5
Visitor only households
60.50.530.20.4+3

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, Milperra: 11.7% Group household, Milperra: 1.2% Other families, Milperra: 0.5% One parent families, Milperra: 11.3% Couples without children, Milperra: 29.9% Couples with children, Milperra: 44.4%
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 household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Milperra: +7 Group household, Milperra: +2 Other families, Milperra: -1 One parent families, Milperra: +20 Couples without children, Milperra: +29 Couples with children, Milperra: -60
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 Milperra in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 44.4% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 11.3% were one-parent families, compared with 40.6% and 14.3% respectively for Bankstown City.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 11.7% compared to 19.2% in Bankstown City while the proportion of couples without children was 29.9% compared to 18.5% in Bankstown City.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Milperra decreased by 5 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in family/household types in Milperra between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Couples with children (-60 households)