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Household type

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In the City of Bayside, 37% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 33% 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 Bayside - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children13,43236.533.512,59536.333.6+837
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children8,90324.222.98,43524.323.5+468
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families3,1098.510.13,1579.110.4-48
Other families
2950.81.43050.91.4-10
map this data in atlas.idGroup household7422.04.77762.24.5-34
map this data in atlas.idLone person8,55923.322.08,00523.122.3+554
Other not classifiable household
1,4243.94.51,0983.23.4+326
Visitor only households
3200.90.92960.90.9+24

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, Greater Melbourne: 22.0% Group household, Greater Melbourne: 4.7% Other families, Greater Melbourne: 1.4% One parent families, Greater Melbourne: 10.1% Couples without children, Greater Melbourne: 22.9% Couples with children, Greater Melbourne: 33.5% 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%
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, City of Bayside: +554 Group household, City of Bayside: -34 Other families, City of Bayside: -10 One parent families, City of Bayside: -48 Couples without children, City of Bayside: +468 Couples with children, City of Bayside: +837
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 the City of Bayside in 2016 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, 36.5% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 8.5% were one-parent families, compared with 33.5% and 10.1% 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 23.3% compared to 22.0% in Greater Melbourne while the proportion of couples without children was 24.2% compared to 22.9% in Greater Melbourne.

Emerging groups

The number of households in City of Bayside increased by 2,117 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in the City of Bayside between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Couples with children (+837 households)
  • Lone person (+554 households)
  • Couples without children (+468 households)

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