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Household type

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In Campbelltown City, 38% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 35% in Greater Sydney.

Campbelltown City'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, Campbelltown City'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
Campbelltown City - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children19,93338.035.318,63238.034.8+1,301
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children10,52420.122.49,88920.122.6+635
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families8,52016.210.48,23516.810.8+285
Other families
6561.31.36241.31.4+32
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1,1612.24.51,0552.14.1+106
map this data in atlas.idLone person9,18117.520.48,85118.021.5+330
Other not classifiable household
2,3134.44.71,6253.34.1+688
Visitor only households
1890.40.91740.40.9+15

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, Greater Sydney: 20.4% Group household, Greater Sydney: 4.5% Other families, Greater Sydney: 1.3% One parent families, Greater Sydney: 10.4% Couples without children, Greater Sydney: 22.4% Couples with children, Greater Sydney: 35.3% Lone person, Campbelltown City: 17.5% Group household, Campbelltown City: 2.2% Other families, Campbelltown City: 1.3% One parent families, Campbelltown City: 16.2% Couples without children, Campbelltown City: 20.1% Couples with children, Campbelltown City: 38.0%
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, Campbelltown City: +330 Group household, Campbelltown City: +106 Other families, Campbelltown City: +32 One parent families, Campbelltown City: +285 Couples without children, Campbelltown City: +635 Couples with children, Campbelltown City: +1,301
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 Campbelltown City in 2016 compared to Greater Sydney shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 38.0% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 16.2% were one-parent families, compared with 35.3% and 10.4% respectively for Greater Sydney.

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 17.5% compared to 20.4% in Greater Sydney while the proportion of couples without children was 20.1% compared to 22.4% in Greater Sydney.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Campbelltown City increased by 3,392 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Campbelltown City between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Couples with children (+1,301 households)
  • Couples without children (+635 households)
  • Lone person (+330 households)
  • One parent families (+285 households)

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