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Deer Park District

Households without children

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In Deer Park District, older couples without children account for 6% 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 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 District - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children2,26317.820.22,36920.120.6-106
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children8416.66.11,0729.16.4-231
Middle-aged couples without children
6385.05.57376.36.5-99
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children7846.28.65604.87.7+224
map this data in atlas.idLone person households1,72913.617.51,66314.117.1+66
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons5934.74.67726.65.5-179
Middle-aged lone persons
6184.95.95144.45.6+104
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons5184.17.03773.26.0+141
map this data in atlas.idGroup households3282.63.22982.52.9+30
Total households without children
4,32034.040.94,33036.840.6-10

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, Deer Park District: 2.6% Older lone persons, Deer Park District: 4.1% Middle-aged lone persons, Deer Park District: 4.9% Young lone persons, Deer Park District: 4.7% Older couples without children, Deer Park District: 6.2% Middle-aged couples without children, Deer Park District: 5.0% Young couples without children, Deer Park District: 6.6%
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, Deer Park District: +30 Older lone persons, Deer Park District: +141 Middle-aged lone persons, Deer Park District: +104 Young lone persons, Deer Park District: -179 Older couples without children, Deer Park District: +224 Middle-aged couples without children, Deer Park District: -99 Young couples without children, Deer Park District: -231
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 Deer Park District in 2016 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a larger proportion of young couples without children, a smaller proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a smaller 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 smaller proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households without children decreased by 10.

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

  • Young couples without children (-231 persons)
  • Older couples without children (+224 persons)
  • Young lone persons (-179 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+141 persons)
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