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

Sandringham'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, Sandringham'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
Sandringham - Total households (Enumerated)20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,24235.936.31,19236.535.3+50
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children81723.624.378824.124.0+29
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families2747.99.12367.28.7+38
Other families
map this data in atlas.idGroup household501.52.2692.12.4-19
map this data in atlas.idLone person92026.623.185826.324.3+62
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, Sandringham: 26.6% Group household, Sandringham: 1.5% Other families, Sandringham: 0.9% One parent families, Sandringham: 7.9% Couples without children, Sandringham: 23.6% Couples with children, Sandringham: 35.9%
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, Sandringham: +62 Group household, Sandringham: -19 Other families, Sandringham: +7 One parent families, Sandringham: +38 Couples without children, Sandringham: +29 Couples with children, Sandringham: +50
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 Sandringham in 2011 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a similar proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 35.9% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 7.9% were one-parent families, compared with 36.3% and 9.1% respectively for City of Bayside.

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 26.6% compared to 23.1% in City of Bayside while the proportion of couples without children was 23.6% compared to 24.3% in City of Bayside.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Sandringham increased by 192 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Lone person (+62 households)
  • Couples with children (+50 households)