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Deer Park District

Household type

In Deer Park District, 42% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 38% in City of Brimbank.

Deer Park District'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, Deer Park District'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
Deer Park District20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children4,96242.238.43,50242.240.9+1,460
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children2,36920.120.61,60719.419.6+762
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families1,70114.514.61,33416.114.9+367
Other families
1751.51.81381.71.5+37
map this data in atlas.idGroup household2982.52.91652.02.3+133
map this data in atlas.idLone person1,66314.117.11,18014.216.6+483
Other not classifiable household
5654.84.03384.13.8+227
Visitor only households
370.30.6260.30.5+11

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, Deer Park District: 14.1% Group household, Deer Park District: 2.5% Other families, Deer Park District: 1.5% One parent families, Deer Park District: 14.5% Couples without children, Deer Park District: 20.1% Couples with children, Deer Park District: 42.2%
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, Deer Park District: +483 Group household, Deer Park District: +133 Other families, Deer Park District: +37 One parent families, Deer Park District: +367 Couples without children, Deer Park District: +762 Couples with children, Deer Park District: +1,460
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 Deer Park District in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a similar proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 42.2% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 14.5% 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 lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 14.1% compared to 17.1% in City of Brimbank while the proportion of couples without children was 20.1% compared to 20.6% in City of Brimbank.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Deer Park District increased by 3,480 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Deer Park District between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with children (+1,460 households)
  • Couples without children (+762 households)
  • Lone person (+483 households)
  • One parent families (+367 households)