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Campbelltown City

Household type

In Campbelltown City, 38% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, 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)20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children18,63238.034.818,99339.734.1-361
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children9,88920.122.68,99518.822.0+894
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families8,23516.810.88,25217.310.6-17
Other families
6241.31.45351.11.4+89
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1,0552.14.19241.93.9+131
map this data in atlas.idLone person8,85118.021.58,04716.821.6+804
Other not classifiable household
1,6253.34.11,9274.05.6-302
Visitor only households
1740.40.91540.30.8+20

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, Greater Sydney: 21.5% Group household, Greater Sydney: 4.1% Other families, Greater Sydney: 1.4% One parent families, Greater Sydney: 10.8% Couples without children, Greater Sydney: 22.6% Couples with children, Greater Sydney: 34.8% Lone person, Campbelltown City: 18.0% Group household, Campbelltown City: 2.1% Other families, Campbelltown City: 1.3% One parent families, Campbelltown City: 16.8% Couples without children, Campbelltown City: 20.1% Couples with children, Campbelltown City: 38.0%
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, Campbelltown City: +804 Group household, Campbelltown City: +131 Other families, Campbelltown City: +89 One parent families, Campbelltown City: -17 Couples without children, Campbelltown City: +894 Couples with children, Campbelltown City: -361
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 Campbelltown City in 2011 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 16.8% were one-parent families, compared with 34.8% and 10.8% 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 18.0% compared to 21.5% in Greater Sydney while the proportion of couples without children was 20.1% compared to 22.6% in Greater Sydney.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Campbelltown City increased by 1,258 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Campbelltown City between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples without children (+894 households)
  • Lone person (+804 households)
  • Couples with children (-361 households)
  • Group household (+131 households)

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