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In the City of Bayside, 36% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 34% in Greater Melbourne.

The City of Bayside'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, the City of Bayside'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
City of Bayside20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children12,59536.333.611,86335.333.5+732
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children8,43524.323.58,05524.022.9+380
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families3,1579.110.42,9258.710.4+232
Other families
3050.91.43581.11.4-53
map this data in atlas.idGroup household7762.24.58082.44.2-32
map this data in atlas.idLone person8,00523.122.38,16224.322.5-157
Other not classifiable household
1,0983.23.41,1493.44.3-51
Visitor only households
2960.90.92530.80.7+43

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, Greater Melbourne: 22.3% Group household, Greater Melbourne: 4.5% Other families, Greater Melbourne: 1.4% One parent families, Greater Melbourne: 10.4% Couples without children, Greater Melbourne: 23.5% Couples with children, Greater Melbourne: 33.6% 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%
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, City of Bayside: -157 Group household, City of Bayside: -32 Other families, City of Bayside: -53 One parent families, City of Bayside: +232 Couples without children, City of Bayside: +380 Couples with children, City of Bayside: +732
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 the City of Bayside in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 36.3% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.1% were one-parent families, compared with 33.6% and 10.4% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 23.1% compared to 22.3% in Greater Melbourne while the proportion of couples without children was 24.3% compared to 23.5% in Greater Melbourne.

Emerging groups

The number of households in City of Bayside increased by 1,094 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in the City of Bayside between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with children (+732 households)
  • Couples without children (+380 households)
  • One parent families (+232 households)
  • Lone person (-157 households)