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Highett Activity Centre

Household type

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In Highett Activity Centre, 28% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 37% in City of Bayside.

Highett Activity Centre'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, Highett Activity Centre'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
Highett Activity Centre - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children32827.836.531330.536.3+14
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children26022.024.221921.424.3+40
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families15313.08.515214.89.1+2
Other families
141.30.8101.10.9+4
map this data in atlas.idGroup household443.82.0323.12.2+13
map this data in atlas.idLone person32327.423.325725.023.1+66
Other not classifiable household
524.43.9373.73.2+14
Visitor only households
30.30.950.50.9-2

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Household type, 2016
Household type, 2016 Lone person, City of Bayside: 23.3% Group household, City of Bayside: 2.0% Other families, City of Bayside: 0.8% One parent families, City of Bayside: 8.5% Couples without children, City of Bayside: 24.2% Couples with children, City of Bayside: 36.5% Lone person, Highett Activity Centre: 27.4% Group household, Highett Activity Centre: 3.8% Other families, Highett Activity Centre: 1.3% One parent families, Highett Activity Centre: 13.0% Couples without children, Highett Activity Centre: 22.0% Couples with children, Highett Activity Centre: 27.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016 Lone person, Highett Activity Centre: +66 Group household, Highett Activity Centre: +13 Other families, Highett Activity Centre: +4 One parent families, Highett Activity Centre: +2 Couples without children, Highett Activity Centre: +40 Couples with children, Highett Activity Centre: +14
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the household/family types in Highett Activity Centre in 2016 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 27.8% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 13.0% were one-parent families, compared with 36.5% and 8.5% 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 27.4% compared to 23.3% in City of Bayside while the proportion of couples without children was 22.0% compared to 24.2% in City of Bayside.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Highett Activity Centre increased by 152 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in family/household types in Highett Activity Centre between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • Lone person (+66 households)

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