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Southland Activity Centre

Household type

In Southland Activity Centre, 35% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 36% in City of Bayside.

Southland 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, Southland 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
Southland Activity Centre20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children28934.536.326733.235.3+22
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children18522.124.318422.924.00
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families758.99.1688.48.7+7
Other families
101.20.9202.51.1-10
map this data in atlas.idGroup household273.22.2212.62.4+6
map this data in atlas.idLone person21025.123.121426.724.3-4
Other not classifiable household
394.63.2273.33.4+12
Visitor only households
30.40.930.40.80

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, Southland Activity Centre: 25.1% Group household, Southland Activity Centre: 3.2% Other families, Southland Activity Centre: 1.2% One parent families, Southland Activity Centre: 8.9% Couples without children, Southland Activity Centre: 22.1% Couples with children, Southland Activity Centre: 34.5%
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, Southland Activity Centre: -4 Group household, Southland Activity Centre: +6 Other families, Southland Activity Centre: -10 One parent families, Southland Activity Centre: +7 Couples without children, Southland Activity Centre: 0 Couples with children, Southland Activity Centre: +22
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 Southland Activity Centre in 2011 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a similar proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 34.5% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 8.9% 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 25.1% compared to 23.1% in City of Bayside while the proportion of couples without children was 22.1% compared to 24.3% in City of Bayside.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Southland Activity Centre increased by 33 between 2006 and 2011.

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