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Deer Park District

Households without children

In Deer Park District, older couples without children account for 5% 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 Deer Park 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, Deer Park 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
Deer Park District20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children2,36920.120.61,60719.419.6+762
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children1,0729.16.45676.85.3+505
Middle-aged couples without children
7376.36.56287.67.2+109
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children5604.87.74125.07.0+148
Lone person households
1,66314.117.11,18014.216.6+483
Young lone persons
7726.65.54845.85.8+288
Middle-aged lone persons
5144.45.64084.95.4+106
Older lone persons
3773.26.02883.55.5+89
Group households
2982.52.91652.02.3+133
Total households without children
4,33036.840.62,95235.638.5+1,378

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, Deer Park District: 2.5% Older lone persons, Deer Park District: 3.2% Middle-aged lone persons, Deer Park District: 4.4% Young lone persons, Deer Park District: 6.6% Older couples without children, Deer Park District: 4.8% Middle-aged couples without children, Deer Park District: 6.3% Young couples without children, Deer Park District: 9.1%
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, Deer Park District: +133 Older lone persons, Deer Park District: +89 Middle-aged lone persons, Deer Park District: +106 Young lone persons, Deer Park District: +288 Older couples without children, Deer Park District: +148 Middle-aged couples without children, Deer Park District: +109 Young couples without children, Deer Park District: +505
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 Deer Park District in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a larger proportion of young couples without children, a similar 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 1,378.

The largest changes in households without children in Deer Park District, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Young couples without children (+505 persons)
  • Young lone persons (+288 persons)
  • Older couples without children (+148 persons)
  • Group households (+133 persons)