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Highett Activity Centre

Households without children

In Highett Activity Centre, older couples without children account for 7% 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 Highett Activity Centre, 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, Highett Activity Centre'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
Highett Activity Centre20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children22021.424.319320.024.0+27
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children959.25.1697.25.6+26
Middle-aged couples without children
535.18.4495.18.6+4
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children727.010.9747.79.8-2
Lone person households
25725.023.126327.324.3-6
Young lone persons
666.44.1717.44.8-5
Middle-aged lone persons
969.47.1858.87.1+11
Older lone persons
959.211.910711.112.4-12
Group households
323.12.2414.22.4-9
Total households without children
50949.549.749651.550.7+13

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, City of Bayside: 2.2% Older lone persons, City of Bayside: 11.9% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Bayside: 7.1% Young lone persons, City of Bayside: 4.1% Older couples without children, City of Bayside: 10.9% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Bayside: 8.4% Young couples without children, City of Bayside: 5.1% Group households, Highett Activity Centre: 3.1% Older lone persons, Highett Activity Centre: 9.2% Middle-aged lone persons, Highett Activity Centre: 9.4% Young lone persons, Highett Activity Centre: 6.4% Older couples without children, Highett Activity Centre: 7.0% Middle-aged couples without children, Highett Activity Centre: 5.1% Young couples without children, Highett Activity Centre: 9.2%
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, Highett Activity Centre: -9 Older lone persons, Highett Activity Centre: -12 Middle-aged lone persons, Highett Activity Centre: +11 Young lone persons, Highett Activity Centre: -5 Older couples without children, Highett Activity Centre: -2 Middle-aged couples without children, Highett Activity Centre: +4 Young couples without children, Highett Activity Centre: +26
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 Highett Activity Centre in 2011 compared to City of Bayside 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 larger 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 13.

There were no major differences in Highett Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011.