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In Brighton East, 41% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 36% in City of Bayside.

Brighton East'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, Brighton East'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
Brighton East20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children2,22440.936.32,08438.535.3+140
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,21122.324.31,26823.424.0-56
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families5219.69.14818.98.7+40
Other families
240.40.9420.81.1-18
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1302.42.21462.72.4-16
map this data in atlas.idLone person1,15621.223.11,17521.724.3-19
Other not classifiable household
1412.63.21923.63.4-52
Visitor only households
350.70.9270.50.8+9

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, Brighton East: 21.2% Group household, Brighton East: 2.4% Other families, Brighton East: 0.4% One parent families, Brighton East: 9.6% Couples without children, Brighton East: 22.3% Couples with children, Brighton East: 40.9%
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, Brighton East: -19 Group household, Brighton East: -16 Other families, Brighton East: -18 One parent families, Brighton East: +40 Couples without children, Brighton East: -56 Couples with children, Brighton East: +140
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 Brighton East in 2011 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a similar proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 40.9% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.6% 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 lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 21.2% compared to 23.1% in City of Bayside while the proportion of couples without children was 22.3% compared to 24.3% in City of Bayside.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Brighton East increased by 26 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Brighton East between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with children (+140 households)
  • Couples without children (-56 households)