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Taylors Ward

Households without children

In Taylors Ward, 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 Ward, 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 Ward'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 Ward20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children3,21320.220.62,74217.819.6+471
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children9065.76.49045.95.3+2
Middle-aged couples without children
1,2047.66.51,1537.57.2+51
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children1,1036.97.76854.47.0+418
Lone person households
2,12313.417.11,76611.416.6+357
Young lone persons
7034.45.57644.95.8-61
Middle-aged lone persons
7084.55.65473.55.4+162
Older lone persons
7124.56.04552.95.5+256
Group households
2781.72.92191.42.3+59
Total households without children
5,61435.340.64,72730.638.5+887

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 Ward: 1.7% Older lone persons, Taylors Ward: 4.5% Middle-aged lone persons, Taylors Ward: 4.5% Young lone persons, Taylors Ward: 4.4% Older couples without children, Taylors Ward: 6.9% Middle-aged couples without children, Taylors Ward: 7.6% Young couples without children, Taylors Ward: 5.7%
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 Ward: +59 Older lone persons, Taylors Ward: +256 Middle-aged lone persons, Taylors Ward: +162 Young lone persons, Taylors Ward: -61 Older couples without children, Taylors Ward: +418 Middle-aged couples without children, Taylors Ward: +51 Young couples without children, Taylors Ward: +2
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 Ward 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 887.

The largest changes in households without children in Taylors Ward, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Older couples without children (+418 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+256 persons)
  • Middle-aged lone persons (+162 persons)
  • Young lone persons (-61 persons)