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In North Ward, 39% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 41% in Bankstown City.

North Ward'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, North Ward'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
North Ward20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children5,71538.640.65,50038.039.9+215
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children2,39216.218.52,46117.019.6-69
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families2,33615.814.32,10914.613.2+227
Other families
2341.61.42211.51.3+13
map this data in atlas.idGroup household3322.21.92311.61.9+101
map this data in atlas.idLone person3,24221.919.23,28822.719.7-46
Other not classifiable household
4473.03.65984.13.9-151
Visitor only households
970.70.5740.50.4+22

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, North Ward: 21.9% Group household, North Ward: 2.2% Other families, North Ward: 1.6% One parent families, North Ward: 15.8% Couples without children, North Ward: 16.2% Couples with children, North Ward: 38.6%
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, North Ward: -46 Group household, North Ward: +101 Other families, North Ward: +13 One parent families, North Ward: +227 Couples without children, North Ward: -69 Couples with children, North Ward: +215
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 North Ward 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, 38.6% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 15.8% 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 21.9% compared to 19.2% in Bankstown City while the proportion of couples without children was 16.2% compared to 18.5% in Bankstown City.

Emerging groups

The number of households in North Ward increased by 311 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in North Ward between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • One parent families (+227 households)
  • Couples with children (+215 households)
  • Group household (+101 households)
  • Couples without children (-69 households)