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Keilor Downs

Households without children

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In Keilor Downs, older couples without children account for 13% of total households in 2016.

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 Keilor Downs, 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, Keilor Downs'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
Keilor Downs - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children83724.520.280423.620.6+33
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children1454.26.11695.06.4-24
Middle-aged couples without children
2607.65.52908.56.5-30
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children43212.78.634510.17.7+87
map this data in atlas.idLone person households50714.917.546513.617.1+42
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons1153.44.61404.15.5-25
Middle-aged lone persons
1725.05.91765.25.6-4
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons2206.47.01494.46.0+71
map this data in atlas.idGroup households371.13.2601.82.9-23
Total households without children
1,38140.540.91,32939.040.6+52

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Households without children, 2016
Households without children, 2016 Group households, City of Brimbank: 3.2% Older lone persons, City of Brimbank: 7.0% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Brimbank: 5.9% Young lone persons, City of Brimbank: 4.6% Older couples without children, City of Brimbank: 8.6% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Brimbank: 5.5% Young couples without children, City of Brimbank: 6.1% Group households, Keilor Downs: 1.1% Older lone persons, Keilor Downs: 6.4% Middle-aged lone persons, Keilor Downs: 5.0% Young lone persons, Keilor Downs: 3.4% Older couples without children, Keilor Downs: 12.7% Middle-aged couples without children, Keilor Downs: 7.6% Young couples without children, Keilor Downs: 4.2%
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 households without children, 2011 to 2016
Change in households without children, 2011 to 2016 Group households, Keilor Downs: -23 Older lone persons, Keilor Downs: +71 Middle-aged lone persons, Keilor Downs: -4 Young lone persons, Keilor Downs: -25 Older couples without children, Keilor Downs: +87 Middle-aged couples without children, Keilor Downs: -30 Young couples without children, Keilor Downs: -24
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 households without children in Keilor Downs in 2016 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a larger proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a larger proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a smaller 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 2011 and 2016, the number of households without children increased by 52.

The largest changes in households without children in Keilor Downs, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Older couples without children (+87 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+71 persons)
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