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Derrimut

Households without children

In Derrimut, older couples without children account for 1% 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 Derrimut, 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, Derrimut'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
Derrimut20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children40622.120.611424.319.6+292
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children35519.36.49921.15.3+256
Middle-aged couples without children
402.26.5153.27.2+25
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children110.67.700.07.0+11
Lone person households
1498.117.1357.516.6+114
Young lone persons
1287.05.5255.35.8+103
Middle-aged lone persons
181.05.6102.15.4+8
Older lone persons
30.26.000.05.5+3
Group households
563.12.971.52.3+49
Total households without children
61133.340.615633.338.5+455

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, Derrimut: 3.1% Older lone persons, Derrimut: 0.2% Middle-aged lone persons, Derrimut: 1.0% Young lone persons, Derrimut: 7.0% Older couples without children, Derrimut: 0.6% Middle-aged couples without children, Derrimut: 2.2% Young couples without children, Derrimut: 19.3%
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 households without children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011 Group households, Derrimut: +49 Older lone persons, Derrimut: +3 Middle-aged lone persons, Derrimut: +8 Young lone persons, Derrimut: +103 Older couples without children, Derrimut: +11 Middle-aged couples without children, Derrimut: +25 Young couples without children, Derrimut: +256
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 Derrimut in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a larger proportion of young couples without children, a smaller 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 smaller 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 455.

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

  • Young couples without children (+256 persons)
  • Young lone persons (+103 persons)