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In Keilor Downs, 43% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, 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 Downs20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,47143.238.41,69349.640.9-222
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children80423.620.667219.719.6+132
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families47013.814.647113.814.9-1
Other families
451.31.8411.21.5+4
map this data in atlas.idGroup household601.82.9381.12.3+22
map this data in atlas.idLone person46513.617.140411.816.6+61
Other not classifiable household
812.44.0812.43.80
Visitor only households
130.40.6140.40.5-1

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, City of Brimbank: 17.1% Group household, City of Brimbank: 2.9% Other families, City of Brimbank: 1.8% One parent families, City of Brimbank: 14.6% Couples without children, City of Brimbank: 20.6% Couples with children, City of Brimbank: 38.4% Lone person, Keilor Downs: 13.6% Group household, Keilor Downs: 1.8% Other families, Keilor Downs: 1.3% One parent families, Keilor Downs: 13.8% Couples without children, Keilor Downs: 23.6% Couples with children, Keilor Downs: 43.2%
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 household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Keilor Downs: +61 Group household, Keilor Downs: +22 Other families, Keilor Downs: +4 One parent families, Keilor Downs: -1 Couples without children, Keilor Downs: +132 Couples with children, Keilor Downs: -222
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 household/family types in Keilor Downs in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 43.2% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 13.8% were one-parent families, compared with 38.4% 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 13.6% compared to 17.1% in City of Brimbank while the proportion of couples without children was 23.6% compared to 20.6% in City of Brimbank.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Keilor Downs decreased by 5 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Keilor Downs between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with children (-222 households)
  • Couples without children (+132 households)
  • Lone person (+61 households)