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Keilor Downs

Household type

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In Keilor Downs, 40% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 38% in City of Brimbank.

Keilor Downs's household and family structure is one of the most important demographic indicators. It reveals the area's residential role and function, era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for services and facilities as most are related to age and household types.

To continue building the story, Keilor Downs's Household Summary should be viewed in conjunction with Households with Children, Households without Children, 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

Household type
Keilor Downs - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,35239.637.61,47143.238.4-119
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children83724.520.280423.620.6+33
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families51615.114.647013.814.6+46
Other families
371.11.8451.31.8-8
map this data in atlas.idGroup household371.13.2601.82.9-23
map this data in atlas.idLone person50714.917.546513.617.1+42
Other not classifiable household
1213.54.6812.44.0+40
Visitor only households
60.20.5130.40.6-7

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Household type, 2016
Household type, 2016 Lone person, City of Brimbank: 17.5% Group household, City of Brimbank: 3.2% Other families, City of Brimbank: 1.8% One parent families, City of Brimbank: 14.6% Couples without children, City of Brimbank: 20.2% Couples with children, City of Brimbank: 37.6% Lone person, Keilor Downs: 14.9% Group household, Keilor Downs: 1.1% Other families, Keilor Downs: 1.1% One parent families, Keilor Downs: 15.1% Couples without children, Keilor Downs: 24.5% Couples with children, Keilor Downs: 39.6%
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 household type, 2011 to 2016
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016 Lone person, Keilor Downs: +42 Group household, Keilor Downs: -23 Other families, Keilor Downs: -8 One parent families, Keilor Downs: +46 Couples without children, Keilor Downs: +33 Couples with children, Keilor Downs: -119
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 household/family types in Keilor Downs in 2016 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 39.6% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 15.1% were one-parent families, compared with 37.6% and 14.6% respectively for City of Brimbank.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 14.9% compared to 17.5% in City of Brimbank while the proportion of couples without children was 24.5% compared to 20.2% in City of Brimbank.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Keilor Downs increased by 4 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in family/household types in Keilor Downs between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • Couples with children (-119 households)

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