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St Albans District

Household type

In St Albans District, 33% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 38% in City of Brimbank.

St Albans 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, St Albans 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
St Albans District20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children5,38433.538.45,63036.040.9-246
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children3,23120.120.63,10319.819.6+128
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families2,71016.814.62,71217.314.9-2
Other families
3162.01.82661.71.5+50
map this data in atlas.idGroup household5353.32.93752.42.3+160
map this data in atlas.idLone person3,02718.817.12,75517.616.6+272
Other not classifiable household
7944.94.07194.63.8+75
Visitor only households
970.60.6990.60.5-2

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, St Albans District: 18.8% Group household, St Albans District: 3.3% Other families, St Albans District: 2.0% One parent families, St Albans District: 16.8% Couples without children, St Albans District: 20.1% Couples with children, St Albans District: 33.5%
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, St Albans District: +272 Group household, St Albans District: +160 Other families, St Albans District: +50 One parent families, St Albans District: -2 Couples without children, St Albans District: +128 Couples with children, St Albans District: -246
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 St Albans District in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 33.5% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 16.8% were one-parent families, compared with 38.4% and 14.6% respectively for City of Brimbank.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 18.8% 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 St Albans District increased by 435 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in St Albans District between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Lone person (+272 households)
  • Couples with children (-246 households)
  • Group household (+160 households)
  • Couples without children (+128 households)