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Households without children

In Deer Park, older couples without children account for 6% of total households in 2011.

Households without Children include couples without children and lone person households. They require different services depending on the age of the people in the households. For example young couples who have not had children (yet) compared to older "empty nester" couples whose children may have left home.

For Households without Children in Deer Park, life stage is based on the age of the household reference person (usually person 1 on the Census form):

  • Young: Aged 15-44
  • Middle-aged: Aged 45-64
  • Older: Aged 65 and over

To continue building the story, Deer Park's Household data should be viewed in conjunction with 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

Households without children by life stage
Deer Park20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,24821.820.688920.719.6+359
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children4818.46.42325.45.3+249
Middle-aged couples without children
3987.06.53588.37.2+40
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children3696.57.73007.07.0+70
Lone person households
1,01617.817.177818.116.6+238
Young lone persons
4037.05.52686.25.8+136
Middle-aged lone persons
3295.85.62826.55.4+48
Older lone persons
2845.06.02295.35.5+55
Group households
1713.02.9842.02.3+87
Total households without children
2,43642.640.61,75140.738.5+684

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Households without children, 2011
Households without children, 2011 Group households, City of Brimbank: 2.9% Older lone persons, City of Brimbank: 6.0% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Brimbank: 5.6% Young lone persons, City of Brimbank: 5.5% Older couples without children, City of Brimbank: 7.7% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Brimbank: 6.5% Young couples without children, City of Brimbank: 6.4% Group households, Deer Park: 3.0% Older lone persons, Deer Park: 5.0% Middle-aged lone persons, Deer Park: 5.8% Young lone persons, Deer Park: 7.0% Older couples without children, Deer Park: 6.5% Middle-aged couples without children, Deer Park: 7.0% Young couples without children, Deer Park: 8.4%
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 households without children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011 Group households, Deer Park: +87 Older lone persons, Deer Park: +55 Middle-aged lone persons, Deer Park: +48 Young lone persons, Deer Park: +136 Older couples without children, Deer Park: +70 Middle-aged couples without children, Deer Park: +40 Young couples without children, Deer Park: +249
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 households without children in Deer Park in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a larger proportion of young couples without children, a similar proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a smaller proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a larger proportion of young lone person households, a similar proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a smaller proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 685.

The largest changes in households without children in Deer Park, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Young couples without children (+249 persons)
  • Young lone persons (+136 persons)
  • Group households (+87 persons)
  • Older couples without children (+70 persons)