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Kings Park

Households without children

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In Kings Park, older couples without children account for 10% 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 Kings 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, Kings 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
Kings Park - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children54420.820.254219.920.6+2
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children1074.16.11204.46.4-13
Middle-aged couples without children
1816.95.52448.96.5-63
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children2569.88.61786.57.7+78
map this data in atlas.idLone person households41315.817.538414.117.1+29
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons883.44.61114.15.5-23
Middle-aged lone persons
1656.35.91756.45.6-10
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons1606.17.0983.66.0+62
map this data in atlas.idGroup households371.43.2622.32.9-25
Total households without children
99438.040.998836.240.6+6

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, Kings Park: 1.4% Older lone persons, Kings Park: 6.1% Middle-aged lone persons, Kings Park: 6.3% Young lone persons, Kings Park: 3.4% Older couples without children, Kings Park: 9.8% Middle-aged couples without children, Kings Park: 6.9% Young couples without children, Kings Park: 4.1%
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, Kings Park: -25 Older lone persons, Kings Park: +62 Middle-aged lone persons, Kings Park: -10 Young lone persons, Kings Park: -23 Older couples without children, Kings Park: +78 Middle-aged couples without children, Kings Park: -63 Young couples without children, Kings Park: -13
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 Kings Park 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 similar 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 6.

The largest changes in households without children in Kings Park, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Older couples without children (+78 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (-63 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+62 persons)
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