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Taylors Lakes - Calder Park

Households without children

In Taylors Lakes - Calder Park, older couples without children account for 7% 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 Taylors Lakes - Calder 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, Taylors Lakes - Calder 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
Taylors Lakes - Calder Park20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children98920.020.684417.419.6+145
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children1984.06.42435.05.3-45
Middle-aged couples without children
4499.16.53888.07.2+61
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children3426.97.72134.47.0+129
Lone person households
52910.717.14338.916.6+97
Young lone persons
1623.35.51382.95.8+24
Middle-aged lone persons
1573.25.61172.45.4+40
Older lone persons
2094.26.01773.75.5+32
Group households
481.02.9541.12.3-6
Total households without children
1,56631.640.61,33127.538.5+235

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, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 1.0% Older lone persons, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 4.2% Middle-aged lone persons, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 3.2% Young lone persons, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 3.3% Older couples without children, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 6.9% Middle-aged couples without children, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 9.1% Young couples without children, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 4.0%
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, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -6 Older lone persons, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +32 Middle-aged lone persons, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +40 Young lone persons, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +24 Older couples without children, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +129 Middle-aged couples without children, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +61 Young couples without children, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -45
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 Taylors Lakes - Calder Park in 2011 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 smaller 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 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 235.

The largest changes in households without children in Taylors Lakes - Calder Park, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Older couples without children (+129 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (+61 persons)