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In Beaumaris, 42% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 36% in City of Bayside.

Beaumaris'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, Beaumaris'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)?’


Household type
Beaumaris - Total households (Enumerated)20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,89441.836.31,72738.935.3+167
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,21926.924.31,22827.724.0-9
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families3758.39.13477.88.7+28
Other families
map this data in atlas.idGroup household551.22.2451.02.4+11
map this data in atlas.idLone person89819.823.189220.124.3+6
Other not classifiable household
Visitor only households

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, City of Bayside: 23.1% Group household, City of Bayside: 2.2% Other families, City of Bayside: 0.9% One parent families, City of Bayside: 9.1% Couples without children, City of Bayside: 24.3% Couples with children, City of Bayside: 36.3% Lone person, Beaumaris: 19.8% Group household, Beaumaris: 1.2% Other families, Beaumaris: 0.4% One parent families, Beaumaris: 8.3% Couples without children, Beaumaris: 26.9% Couples with children, Beaumaris: 41.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Beaumaris: +6 Group household, Beaumaris: +11 Other families, Beaumaris: -9 One parent families, Beaumaris: +28 Couples without children, Beaumaris: -9 Couples with children, Beaumaris: +167
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the household/family types in Beaumaris in 2011 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 41.8% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 8.3% were one-parent families, compared with 36.3% and 9.1% respectively for City of Bayside.

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 19.8% compared to 23.1% in City of Bayside while the proportion of couples without children was 26.9% compared to 24.3% in City of Bayside.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Beaumaris increased by 85 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Couples with children (+167 households)