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Keilor Park and District

Households without children

In Keilor Park and District, older couples without children account for 18% 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 Keilor Park and District, 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 Park and District'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 Park and District20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children33333.620.629730.319.6+36
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children747.56.4686.95.3+6
Middle-aged couples without children
838.46.510610.87.2-23
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children17617.87.712312.67.0+53
Lone person households
16516.617.114214.516.6+23
Young lone persons
505.05.5555.65.8-5
Middle-aged lone persons
464.65.6434.45.4+3
Older lone persons
697.06.0444.55.5+25
Group households
171.72.9171.72.30
Total households without children
51552.040.645646.638.5+59

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, Keilor Park and District: 1.7% Older lone persons, Keilor Park and District: 7.0% Middle-aged lone persons, Keilor Park and District: 4.6% Young lone persons, Keilor Park and District: 5.0% Older couples without children, Keilor Park and District: 17.8% Middle-aged couples without children, Keilor Park and District: 8.4% Young couples without children, Keilor Park and District: 7.5%
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, Keilor Park and District: 0 Older lone persons, Keilor Park and District: +25 Middle-aged lone persons, Keilor Park and District: +3 Young lone persons, Keilor Park and District: -5 Older couples without children, Keilor Park and District: +53 Middle-aged couples without children, Keilor Park and District: -23 Young couples without children, Keilor Park and District: +6
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 Keilor Park and District in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a larger 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 similar proportion of young lone person households, a smaller proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a larger proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 59.

The largest change in households without children in Keilor Park and District, between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Older couples without children (+53 persons)